Category Archives: veg and garden

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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Household Budgets

Hubby was listening to something on the internet about budgets yesterday and how to adapt when income has diminished to make ends meet. As we walked Maggie for the final time last night, we agreed that although we are on … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

Calling all gardeners………………. does anyone know what this is please? We didn’t have it in the patch last year, and I can’t find it in my book. Our neighbour took an picture and she can’t find it either.  Hollyhock is … Continue reading

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Today is Monday 8th June

There is a yellow thing in the sky and I’m feeling warm and fuzzy all over! Hopefully this will be around for the majority of the day! Our days are repetitive, we get up, dressed, have breakfast, walk the dog, … Continue reading

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