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Securing the Boundary

Another hot day on the allotment. As you saw in my last video, I had already started digging a trench on the boundary of my plot. 159 more words

Clearing An Allotment

Three and a half pounds of black currantsĀ 

Today was the first time rain fell on Old Sleningford Farm on a volunteer workday. Not that it stopped play….

Or perhaps I should say, some serious black currant picking. 143 more words


Black Currants - My First Harvest of The Summer

I’ve been busy picking black currants from the bushes on my acreage.

So far I have had four pickings with about 10 cups in the freezer now. 189 more words

Sustainable Living

Garden fruits

Just harvested from our rambling garden and made into a gluten and wheat free crumble. The enjoyment is in the discovery of the fruits and picking them!


Friday 17th July 2015 - Robbie's last day.

Today was the last day that Robbie was helping me. I would have loved to have had him help me for longer, but now my children have broken up for the Summer holidays, I need to be around for them. 368 more words

Soft fruit

Weighing down branches

Black currants are ripening

Birds pay attention


Black Currants

As I munched a couple of fresh black currants, I could not imagine them shrinking down to the sweet little dried currants I buy from the bulk bins at the co-op. 230 more words

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