Category Archives: Garden

blackberries

today’s foraging haul 5lbs blackberries stored in the freezer for deliciousness in the winter Advertisements

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summer

not that i want to wish my life away, but it looks like summer is nearly over……thank god…… looking back over my photos, i don’t seem to have done very much, other than a very stressful trip back to the … Continue reading

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an odorous task

I’ve harvested the garlic and onions, firstly I want to say how bitterly disappointing both these crops are, when I lived in England I had an allotment which was heavy clay, with easy access to all kinds of manure, everything … Continue reading

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from plant to plate

this year we have had our first blueberries, which is very exciting, they are very happy down in the fruit meadow, so we may get rid of some of the less productive fruit (blackcurrants) and replace with blueberries, today we … Continue reading

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poppies

  and our outdoor bathroom under the kiwi’s

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springtime

apparently we’ve had the coldest March for 31 years and I suspect we will have had the wettest April for ages too, by the time it’s over. We’ve had a lot of rain this year, quite a lot of flooding … Continue reading

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garlic and OCD (obsessive counting disorder)

A few years ago, I let some garlic go to seed aside from the fact that they look beautiful, I wanted to collect the seed and try and grow garlic from my own seed. It can take years for the … Continue reading

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