Monthly Archives: August 2019

The only tomato

I enjoyed the first tomato from the garden for lunch. It started growing on a short and spindly plant in the shed and promptly ripened on the vine, once it was planted outside in the raised bed. However, the plant … Continue reading

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The great sheep debate

For many years, beef was criticised as the most environmentally unfriendly meat but there appeared to be little mention of mutton or lamb. Now, there has been a surge in concern because of the methane sheep produce. I have my … Continue reading

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A gooseberry bush

With it being warm weather, in spite of the recent rain I felt there was no harm in giving the pots and the compost bin a watering from the water I’ve used today to clean one of the sheep’s fleeces … Continue reading

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A bee for my apples

Before I start my post proper, I would like to report that I have been able to make a partial fix of the comments function on my blog. It seems that WP has introduced a new piece of software for … Continue reading

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