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Appletini

October 12, 2011

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So this is how it went. Our neighbours came up trumps again by donating a big basket of beautiful little Discovery apples from their tree. I must send George round to fetch his ball back more often. The colour of the apples is so vibrant even the flesh has streaks of red running through it. George […]

Autumn 2010

October 10, 2010

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It’s getting to the time of year when I reflect upon how the garden has shaped up. There are still a few bits of colour around: a few grapes on the vine, the pink japanese anemones, some self seeded violas in with the vegetables. My favourite Verbena Bonariensis has been really feeble though. Anyone else […]

Beautiful Vegetables

September 5, 2010

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After returning from our recent trips away there were some interesting crops to collect from the garden. If there is something in the garden more beautiful than cream coloured borlotti beans, speckled with scarlet, in their scarlet pods speckled with cream, then I have yet to find it. Then there is the collection of crazy […]

Absence makes the garden grow faster

August 21, 2009

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We got back from 5 days away on Monday and had a great time camping in Snowdonia. I always love getting home though, not only do I miss home itself, but it’s always good to see what the garden has been up to. When we got back from our holiday last year we were surprised to find that […]