Monthly Archives: August 2013

various alliums

Just as the newly shorn golden fields on the outskirts of my village are redolent of this time of year, so in its own small way is the onion patch showing off its harvest. The red & white onions, shallots … Continue reading

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hyacinth beans & ripening tomatoes

I nearly missed it, this first flowering of the lablab purpurea  ‘Ruby Moon’ that I had planted as a weedy little seedling at the edge of the sweet pea trench planted to grow up the new archway. But here it … Continue reading

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bees abuzzing

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It’s lovely to see and hear so many busy bees over recent days. And different varieties too. There seem to be an increasing number of big fuzzy bumble bees alongside the other smaller ones, all buzzily going about their buzziness… … Continue reading

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