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Kitchen Crumbs

Bench tops are groaning, the sink is over flowing, and there is rather a lot of flour wedged between the kitchen floorboards. If you can ignore the growing number of scattered crumbs and butter smeared finger prints on the drawers, I’ll give you a quick peek into my kitchen at the moment. 142 more words

Food Glorious Food

Indigo Grafted Tomatoes

Ah, spring, the time when all garden fancier’s thoughts turn to planting. Here in the Great Northwet, the snows are receding, rains are nourishing the soil, and it’s time. 798 more words

Walks and Talks

Summer is fast approaching and the wonderful outdoors is calling. Whether it be your own garden or venturing into the great outdoors, Festival on the Farm has got something to inspire you. 106 more words

Festival Fun

Garden diaries: planting berries


 March, 29 – Luistervink Educatieve Moestuin (Val)

 On sunny Saturday, a nice bunch of curious volunteers gathered for the berries workshop held by Val, one of our dear guiding gardeners. 499 more words


Kale for Rosie

We have the most adorable bunny in our home. And she loves kale. It’s easy to grow throughout the year. If you have rabbits or guinea pigs consider growing some kale for them.   150 more words


The Parsnip Project (2)

For the regular readers here’s an update on my Italian parsnip project.

I received a parcel in the post last week from England, my good friends from Cheshire had sent me three Suffolk latches for my interior doors as we have been unable to source anything similar here. 178 more words

in which we celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Hmmmmmm. Is it really St. Patrick’s Day already?

What should we talk about?  Irish Soda Bread?  NOBODY will be writing about THAT.  Irish Stew? … 499 more words

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