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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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Pumpkin Bread

In 2014 I grew some lovely Turk’s Turban squash.  They lasted very well through the winter in our store cupboard.  In fact so well that there was still a large one left when it was about time to start harvesting … Continue reading

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Return of Franken-squash

Halloween came and it felt like an appropriate time to investigate the mysterious Franken-squash.  This was the name I gave to the hybrid squash which grew on the allotment this year, covered in this previous post. The Kent Potters Association … Continue reading

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Last year on the allotment I planted two types of winter squash.  (As far as I can tell summer squash are soft skinned things like courgettes and patty-pan squash, winter squash are hard skinned like pumpkins, butternuts etc.)   The first … Continue reading

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