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Ready, Set, Sow……..

This Easter Monday bank holiday weather was very unpredictable; one minute blowing gales and wind then into calm blue and white skies thereafter. Then next the dark clouds descended upon bringing with them torrential downpours giving me the oppourtune moment to … Continue reading

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Spot light on ……Pumpkins and Squash

Winter squash come in a vast array of sizes, shapes and colours and are relatively easy to grow.  They are a member of the curcurbit family that includes cucumber, melon, marrow and courgettes. There a predominately two types of plants – bushes and trailing; both … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup with Parmesan

Nothing tastes better on an autumnal night than a bowl of thick, hot pumpkin soup with well buttered crusty bread. This recipe adds a cheesy flavour with the help of Parmesan cheese. When using Parmesan, don’t throw away the rinds. … Continue reading

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