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Pumpkin Time

I’ve made no posts for quite a while.  Everything is fine, it has just been a busy summer and world news has been a little scary.  I have a sense of holding my breath. (Not literally of course, I would … Continue reading

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Seed Order Day

January seems mostly to have been a month for doing unexciting, mundane things that I really didn’t want to be doing but had to be done all the same.  Filing my tax return for example, changing gas and electricity supplier, … Continue reading

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Jostaberry Tart

Jostaberry is a hybrid cross of blackcurrant and gooseberry.  It is thornless and produces fruits which are slightly smaller than a gooseberry, dark like a blackcurrant but sweeter.  The plant I put in two years ago produced its first proper … Continue reading

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Strawberry Time

This week the strawberry bed on the allotment has gone crazy.  It started ramping up last week.  This is the second batch this size this week and there will be another lot in a day or so. We have had … Continue reading

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December Allotment Goodies

For most of December I’ve been down with ‘the lurgie’.  Some sort of cold/’flu which involved sore throat, a cough, fever, and finally to top it all of about three weeks of sinusitis.  Visits to the allotment have therefore been … Continue reading

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