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Bean Tops

June 19, 2010

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One of the best bits of growing your own are the little extras that you can’t buy in the shops. Growing broad beans give you a bundle of benefits. In the early evening at the moment the flowers smell gorgeous, it’s like jasmine wafting across the garden. Then there’s broad or fava bean tops. This […]

Blighty Potatoes

July 23, 2009

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Our whole, quite large, potato crop seems to have been struck down with the blight.  I am not quite sure why but talking about it makes me want to talk like a pirate, which is a bit odd. A week or two ago we noticed that the leaves were starting to look a bit ropey, […]