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No let-up!

If you are in the U.K., you may be forgiven for thinking this post is a moan about the incessant rain. However, as it appears to be doing my garden some good – ah, the sandy loam is coming into … Continue reading

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Self-seeded cherry tomatoes

Last year was awful for blight on my tomatoes and I was lazy about clearing up the fallen fruit. What I hadn’t expected was for these to grow into new plants this summer. They took their time about it, not … 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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“The weather shouldn’t be like this on the first of June”

Well said, my dear daughter!    My newly planted courgettes and beans do not like the current climatic goings-on one bit. The netting round the blueberries keeps coming undone and the bean poles are falling in the wind. Inside, cauliflower … Continue reading

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Green tomato jam

Having taken just about all my tomatoes in now, I’m left with pounds and pounds of green beauties. Some are turning red, which my daughter and I are enjoying with great relish. At the same time, I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Strange tomatoes

Whilst doing my garden check yesterday evening, I noticed that some of the tomatoes looked less than healthy. I did an internet search but could reach no firm conclusions about what could be the cause of the malformations. That said, … Continue reading

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Wonders will never cease

Earlier this week it was quite blustery and when I got home in the evening I noticed that the compost bin lid had blown into the tomato patch. Then as I picked up the lid to take it back to … Continue reading

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