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The season is turning

I can feel it in the air, smell it on the breeze, and see it in the hedgerows.  It’s a time to harvest and preserve the things I’ve grown, or collected from the wild spaces. 181 more words


Autumn Delights

Walking by the allotment, I’ve noticed the change in the colours, the autumn delights growing in the hedgerows… Raspberries, rose hips and luscious red berries. 74 more words


Marvellous mooli pods

When Japanese radish or mooli bolts, this is what you get. A sea of white flowers and mooli pods.


'Precoce de Louviers' Pointy Spring Cabbage

The second thing we planted out this weekend just gone was these, the fantastically ponce-ily named ‘Precoce de Louviers’ Pointy Spring Cabbage:

It’s French, dahling. As the name suggests it’s a Spring cabbage, so we’ve started them off now in the hope that we’ll have tasty cabbages to nom in the Springtime. 136 more words


september already?

So autumn is officially here, August has passed by in a flash and i’ve been so busy that today is the first opportunity i’ve had to spend more than a couple of hours on the allotment. 478 more words

Happy Birthday to me...

Today is my birthday!!

Look at my fabulous cake from my husband and two boys…

I love it!!