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Down my garden

It looks like mother nature is doing her thing at the vegetable patch. Or should that be father nature as my photos always seem to show Martin doing all the work. I do help, honestly – I fetch the water … Continue reading

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Can you dig it?

Sun’s out. Time to give the veg patch some attention. Sadly, at the end of the year we will no longer have access to the garden which is at the rear of the building where I work. The business is … Continue reading

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Bags of potatoes

About a month ago, we visited  the vegetable plot for the first time in months- it didn’t look too bad, just in need of a tidy up and a bit of a dig. We planted some broad beans from seed, … Continue reading

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209/365 Today I…feel fruity

Today I… was at the vegetable plot after work, picking a few runner beans for dinner. At the moment we seem to having them every day! There are two old apple trees in the car park and the recent stormy weather … Continue reading

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201/365 Today I…picked these

Today I…picked these from the vegetable plot. The runner beans are going mad, far too many to eat today so I have stashed some in the freezer. Chutney beckons.          

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196/365 Today I…found these

Today I…found some recipes for courgettes as a follow up to my post from yesterday. From Jamie Oliver- courgette carbonara  The Best Zucchini Brownies from www.laurenslatest.com these look AMAZING- really good step-by-step guide and photos. Maybe not so good for my … Continue reading

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195/365 Today I…am facing the inevitable

Today I am facing the inevitable question. What the heck do I do with all these courgettes?And … how did they grow this much in one weekend? On Thursday they were tiny, pencil slim, barely as big as my finger. … Continue reading

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180/365 Today I…

Today I am sharing some beautiful photos from my vegetable plot- taken by my talented daughter Hannah. It all looks good enough to eat!

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156/365 Today I…found a bean

Today I… was watering the vegetable plot and found our first bean! In fact there are three- but still very tiny (well, they are dwarf beans!) – you can hardly see them. I tried to capture them on my phone- … Continue reading

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131/365 Today I…got my hands dirty*

Today I…have been working on the vegetable plot that I talked about last week in post 125/365 . To be honest, Martin did all the hard work: building the frames for the runner beans and sugar snap peas. We also have some dwarf french … Continue reading

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