Reporter Profile: Linda Fort
In the 1950s, beetroot was only seen in salads – diced and covered in salad cream or sliced and served in malt vinegar.
The garden is brimming over with salmon pinks and flaming reds this week.
Every dog had its day in Burghfield on Sunday at the 21st annual May Fayre.
I was working close to the fence where the huge Akebia quinata commonly known as the chocolate vine is in flower and buzzing with bees.
The call is out to gardeners across the borough to get digging and dibbling for Reading In Bloom 2013.
My commitment to the raised vegetable patch – which wavered last year – has been re-established.
Reading Abbey was the first port of call for culture secretary Maria Miller during a visit to the town earlier this month – and Abbey Windows was next.
- Name: Linda Fort
- Job Title: Chief reporter
- Patch Covered: Politics, Burghfield, Mortimer, Calcot, Tilehurst,
- Total stories online: 524
- Phone No. 0118 918 3021
- Email: email@example.com