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late summer pickings

Chicory – bitter but delicious in salads with the sweetness of pears and walnuts in a honey and mustard dressing. Borlotto bean Lingua di Fuoco – filling out nicely and nearly ready to harvest for dried beans over the winter. The … Continue reading

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tipping point

Every year it seems like things are never going to come right. Either my planting scheme hasn’t worked, or I’ve been chaotic or over-exuberant. Or all three. And then suddenly it comes together. There’s a turning point where everything looks … 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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onion and shallot harvest

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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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