Category Archives: veg and garden

Food thoughts 29th August

Funny how the mind works sometimes, but I was preparing some green beans given to us by our neighbour today and found myself thinking……….. Yes, I know that can be dangerous, but it did make we wonder why I was … Continue reading

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Today is Tuesday 3rd August

The day started beautifully cool so it was out with the mower at 9am to cut the grass. The deal was I would do the front while Hubby harvested three cauliflowers, then he would do the back. It didn’t work … Continue reading

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Those ain’t cauliflowers…………….

Our garden has been an interesting exercise this year. There is no doubt that our roses have been spectacular, and we have new buds coming on Peace and the Ancient Mariner. Our carrots didn’t amount to anything, but our onions … Continue reading

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How do you like your onions?

We have just weighed our onion crop and have a staggering 22.2lbs! This is after we have given a fair few away. These are pictures of our last two crops, and this year’s completely covered the table above. Not bad … Continue reading

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House and garden

We’ve been working outside today and the garden is looking quite lovely! This is how it was in October 2017 shortly after we moved in. I took these pictures today after Hubby had laid the final slabs and I’d cut … Continue reading

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Today is Friday 14th May

It’s after 4pm and I have just accessed my blog as we’ve been busy. We had a field trip this morning as Hubby wanted me to have a new hoodie, and I also needed to go to the bank. Using … Continue reading

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Grow your own dinner

Well, we’ve had grow your own stew and we have two stewpacks in the freezer now. We harvested our sprouts and a friend gave us some runner beans so they too have been frozen down. But finally I have tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Today is Saturday 22nd August

Plans are for a quiet day, so rather than blather on, I’ve got some pictures for you. I have had my eye on this tomato for a week, and I saw today it has a chum. We thought we were … Continue reading

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Grow your own stew

This morning has been spent harvesting some of our veg before they choked each other in the greenhouse! Above we have beetroot (2nd batch), turnips, swede ad carrots. Left: beetroot, turnips, swede       Right: carrots. Meet Carrotzilla These are … Continue reading

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Let’s start the chin wagging

It has been quite a morning, and I am feeling tired, but good. Hubby was feeling tired and exhausted, so wasn’t up to having lunch and has had a nap instead. I cut the front lawn. It was looking tufty … Continue reading

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