Monthly Archives: August 2013

Peas, pods and pests

We have so many pods of peas growing on the allotment that sometimes I can’t imagine that a few months ago these were just single peas sown in lengths of guttering. I often pick a pod and munch it as … Continue reading

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Lettuce Trees?

Ok, so we were grateful for the glorious few days of hot weather that we are had in the UK back in July. Perfect weather for a nice, crisp salad with home-grown lettuce, but look what happened to these? Bolting is an understatement! They … Continue reading

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Terrific Turnips

Turnips may not be everyone’s cup of tea in terms of tasty veg, but they have to be one of the easiest, quickest and tastiest veg when grown yourself. I wished that I had placed an object next to them … Continue reading

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Giant Cabbage Update 2

All’s well with the giant cabbages this week. The growth from the recent sunshine has really started to show. Although these 2 are the ones that I believe are destined for glory, the cabbages in the brassica cage are also … Continue reading

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What to do in August.

I spend most of my time now harvesting the produce that we have tended to for the past few months (hence the late blog post). I have to be very imaginative to include the fresh fruit and vegetables into our everyday … Continue reading

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