The Catalan landscape has a similar look to typical Scottish rural landscapes. Catalonia has a different climate to most of Spain due to the Pyrenees. This has the effect of causing more rainfall, providing a greener landscape and colder winters than the rest of Spain. Scottish summers do not compare, but somehow the effects on the countryside draws similarities.
My joy of gardening is seeing beautiful and tasty bounty harvested from garden to plate, sandwich or pot straight from the ground. This has been a good year with plenty sunshine and rain. This list includes:
- Three sackfuls of potato
- Six weeks of daily pickings of lettuce
- Six weeks of cucumber
- Endless tomatoes Friday from the vine
- Four weeks of garden peas
- A small carrot hill
- Garlic (not matured yet)
- Leeks (not mature)
The harvest bounty also provides the pleasure of sharing with family, friends and neighbours. Of course I have photographs…
Final batch from this late summer flower period in the garden.