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Perfect pie

Cloudy grey skies and rain greeted me today when I opened the curtains. That quickly put a stop to my plans of a day on the allotment, never mind. 45 more words

The best green beans ever!!!

The best green beans ever!!!

Seriously! Oh my! I cannot believe we never thought of this before! You might think there’s only so many green beans you can eat, but these… these are totally amazing! 207 more words


Busy again...

I know, I know, I’ve been rather quiet for rather a long time… but I’ve been busy! I moaned to a friend that I don’t have any space to grow veg here at home; we grow a lot of fruit & herbs, not to mention being almost self-sufficient for eggs, but there’s no space left for veg. 329 more words


22. Aug. 17 :: My Garden

In terms of productivity this garden hasn’t worked this year, but I’m not beating myself up about it: firstly, this is its first year as a growing plot, and secondly, it is lightyears better than it was for the last ten years. 98 more words

At Home & In Garden

In a vase on Monday - more wedding practice

I fear the blooms have peaked a week too soon.  I picked an armful of white Perfumella and peach Chandos Beauty.  I’m hoping there will be some more buds by Thursday afternoon.   163 more words


One potato, two potato, three potato, four - million!

It seems like an age ago that the little, wizened seed potatoes with their weird white sprouts and spooky rootlets were carried down to the allotment in their cosy egg-box homes and planted in the cold, dark soil. 484 more words


Turnips and composting

Here is my turnip patch. I think it’s doing well as it’s growing. Some of the turnips near the netting are being nibbled so I’ve tightened up Fort Netting and will spray every evening with the garlic while I cross my fingers. 137 more words