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glut of tomatoes

a glut of tomatoes

  Every summer, we get overwhelmed with a glut of tomatoes. The pattern is the same each year, starting with meagre pickings in the first few days, then just enough,…

rhubarb bitters

As I’ve mentioned before, my favourite soft drink is Lemon Lime Bitters (made with the juice of a lime, a glug of home made lemon squash, soda water and a…

harvest 2013

Harvest has started and for once, we’ve started with the wheat because the oilseed rape is late this year due to the pigeon damage earlier in the year. The grain…

on the farm this week

This week we’ve had sunshine, sunshine and more sunshine! A quick walk along the farm track shows how quickly the crops are ripening. The wheat in Gardeners Field is just…

spam, spam, spam

Dear Oz Please do not email me any more tips about losing fat. I will not, under any circumstances, open your email. Dear “Number Witheld” Please stop phoning to tell…

a glorious week

This glorious week started with a few days walking. Having finished the Norfolk Coast Path, we’ve started to walk The North Downs Way that follows the chalk ridge across the…

in the garden – June 2013

This month I am linking up with Lizzie of Strayed from the Table for The Garden Share Collective.  The aim is to create a community of bloggers who share their vegetable patches, container gardens…

an update

On Wednesday I went walking … and met a fox. It may have been the fox I saw the day before or it may have been a different one. It…

today …

The good and the not so good on a walk around the farm today. But mainly good. Look carefully and you can make out a vixen staring back at me,…

elderflowers

respect your elders

When an elder bush sprang up in the corner of the garden, I kept very quiet about it so that Bill didn’t wrench it from the ground as he thinks…