Tag Archives: gooseberries

very very berry

Time to get out my wonderful Finnish steam juicer… The currants this year have suddenly ripened and are threatening to go over in the heat so I picked them all and will make jelly and jam tomorrow. The gooseberries are … Continue reading

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a beautiful evening

The greenhouse is starting to look quite ‘professional’, even though I’m making it up as I go along… I have discovered that using twine for tomatoes to grow up doesn’t work – the strings that I secured into the planting … Continue reading

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sunday best

The allotment judges will be doing their rounds soon so I assuaged my post-referendum bleakness with a weekend of tidying. It’s not so much a desire to ‘win’ – more a sense of wanting my beloved huerto to be looking … Continue reading

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early summer promise

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If you click on an image you can see the detail better. Particularly pleased with the gooseberries this year. And the red sweetcorn is starting to grow…

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jewelled moments

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roses and goosegogs

Suddenly there are roses in abundance. And bees. And an embarrassment of gooseberries, such that I fear the branches may break…

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Fruitful Developments

Despite the lack of sunshine, there are now some signs of fruit beginning to ripen. Some tantalising strawberries are reddening in the hanging baskets (the ones in the ground are still quite green, though prolific, in amongst the jostling raspberries, … Continue reading

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