Monthly Archives: August 2014

lablab purpurea rampicanti

Despite my dismal failure to get the remainder of my hyacinth bean seeds to germinate this spring, the lone survivor is making up for its lost brethern by taking off in spectacular fashion, putting its neighbouring sweet peas to shame. … Continue reading

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dahlia, blackcurrants and red kuri squash

See the recipe page for blackcurrant jam – not including the dahlia (‘Juliet’), although apparently the tubers are edible… The red kuri squash has taken off and is madly climbing up its bean pole tripod, fruiting brightly.

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the long view

My friend Gill recently remarked that she had not appreciated the extent of the allotment plot. So here’s my attempt to show the length; there are 12 raised beds, six on either side. And at the far end the shed … Continue reading

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