What a wonderful time of year to be a gardener! You are finally reaping the rewards of your hard work and patience with all of this wonderful produce ready to harvest this August:

✓ Apples
✓ Asparagus
✓ Aubergine
✓ Beans
✓ Beetroot
✓ Blackberries
✓ Broccoli
✓ Cabbage
✓ Carrots
✓ Cauliflower
✓ Chilli peppers
✓ Courgettes
✓ Cucumbers
✓ Figs
✓ Garlic
✓ Gooseberries
✓ Grapes
✓ Lettuce
✓ Mange tout
✓ Marrows
✓ Onions
✓ Peas
✓ Peppers
✓ Potatoes
✓ Raspberries
✓ Spinach
✓ Strawberries
✓ Sweetcorn
✓ Tomatoes
✓ Turnips

Courgettes are wonderfully versatile and can be used in both sweet and savoury recipes. How about courgette, sweetcorn and parmesan fritters with a sprinkling of fresh red chilli to add a little heat? Or spiralise your courgette for a light and fresh pasta alternative with a homemade tomato, garlic and balsamic sauce?