Tag Archives: veg

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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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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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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It didn’t bleed

You might remember these Well, we picked a couple more todayand I’m beginning to feel like Mrs Noah as our produce is coming in twos. It’s also a red letter day as our beefy beetroot was of a suitable size … Continue reading

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The first stew

Well, it’s not really the first stew of the year as we had loads in January, February and March, but the weather has turned so it’s STEW TIME!!!! Hubby said it had been raining persistently since about 4 am but … Continue reading

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Our first Summer’s Over

The tomato plants have joined the green beans and we now have no veg plots as such in the garden anymore. We bought a tarpaulin today and have covered our compost heap so that the vegetation can rot down and … Continue reading

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Another homegrown meal

Well, apart from the fish which came out of the freezer! We’d pulled our potatoes and the tomato plants in the same bed, which has now been dug over and sprinkled with grass seed. The tomatoes there were all green … Continue reading

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Look at that pole bend!

Well, what can I say? Hubby knows his onions, and of the set of 50 we planted, we got a yield of about 90% and something like 10kg of produce. They were harvested yesterday and now need them to dry … Continue reading

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Reginald’s legacy

I mentioned in my previous post the state of our garden. Hubby and I got out there before the next band of rain was due to hit and tidied up what we could. The tomatoes are overladen, so we have … Continue reading

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Garden update

Haven’t done one of these for a while, but things are thriving! You’ve already seen our gooseberries (Photo¬†July 16th) I confess to eating our one raspberry as the blackbirds got the others, but today I picked our first tomato! It … Continue reading

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