Monthly Archives: October 2015

Not one but two!

I was surprised enough to discover that a sweetcorn cob was starting to develop at the end of September. So, imagine my surprise today when I noticed a sister was forming!    I’m intrigued to see how these grow. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Lemon balm?

After taking in the biggest pumpkin the other day, I decided its little cousin needed to be in as well.    Then I pulled the plants up and put them in the compost heap. But what was this? Another pumpkin … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (This year’s Jack-o’-lantern)


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Hot feet

I can’t remember when I sowed radish seeds, except that one lot were a few weeks before the next. So you would have thought the ones which had been growing longer would be bigger, right? Well, this is not the … Continue reading

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Nearly a pound of crab apples

The crab apples had started to drop and I didn’t want them to spoil before they could be eaten. So this morning I took the beautiful fruit off the tree.    They weigh in at about three quarters of a … Continue reading

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