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Hope springs in spring time

Hoorah for the hope that is small hard round things going into peat free compost! Hoorah for the optimism that is trying out something exotic that you’ve not seen growing before (until you find out why)! Hoorah for the heated … Continue reading

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seasonal somewhere

We were in Cyprus a few weeks back.  As usual I was interested in the local food economy – it being late winter the most visible signs were the omnipresent oranges which were in orchards, front gardens and ornamental park … Continue reading

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Growing our own – mid April

Last year we were as overly eager as any first timers could be and much of our March efforts went to waste because we started off so many plants in tiny little home made pots which dried out and died … Continue reading

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A tasty one pot dish

I gave last night’s concoction a 7/10. It was a good opportunity to use up some emergency potatoes (we’d had to amputate a load of bobbles off the pink fir apples after they were left in a plastic bucket for … Continue reading

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Rotten tomatoes

Rubbish! We’re getting some tasty tomatoes and some that are plain rotten. I’ve just spent the best part of the evening trying to pin down the cause of this disappointing fruitlessness onto either caterpillars (spotted nestling in the fur of … Continue reading

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