Monthly Archives: November 2013

Welcome to Wonder World

Fab soil on the allotment. And that was not the only discovery – I dug up a kilo of potatoes whilst clearing the ground! Continue reading

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The Allotment Plot

I have an allotment – can’t believe my luck and am raring to get going on that plot! Continue reading

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Up with the garden path continued

Digging again – this time the wood partitions went. So, the new garden format takes on more shape. Continue reading

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Mother and daughter sharing the gardening chores

My daughter was enticed into the garden by the possibility of using the secateurs. Continue reading

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Fennel tea

Made my own fennel tea so that I can enjoy the large amount of fennel I have over the winter. Continue reading

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Trench warfare: composting the uncompostable

A crisp packet from 1997 came to light whilst I was digging a trench in my garden. Continue reading

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Slow cooker apple pie

A kitchen experiment using pizza dough for pastry, filled with apple and cinnamon, all steamed in the slow cooker. Continue reading

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Toasted pumpkin seeds

Toasting the Halloween pumpkin seeds as I make pizzas for my daughter and friends. Continue reading

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First frost 2013

Woke up to a pretty frost this morning and am now busy in the kitchen making yet more good use of the Halloween pumpkin! Continue reading

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The Halloween Pumpkin

Trying something new with my pumpkin: pumpkin gnocchi! Continue reading

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