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Reviewing 2012

Yet again the weather over the past twelve months has been really challenging.  2011 was uncharacteristically dry and 2012 was unbelievably wet.  It is therefore really gratifying that in the main my perennial veggies have grown well and yielded more … Continue reading

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Making light work of it!

Around this time of year everything in the garden starts to grow so fast you can nearly watch it moving upwards.  Everything green is surging towards the light and much of what grows fastest are things that gardeners traditionally do … Continue reading

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Collecting as much food as I can from the garden (3)

This is an update on how I am doing with my resolve to collect as much food from the garden as possible (see the previous two posts at http://annisveggies.wordpress.com/2011/12/09/collecting-as-much-food-as-i-can-from-the-garden/ and http://annisveggies.wordpress.com/2012/01/19/collecting-as-much-food-as-i-can-from-the-garden-2/). So far this year I have been able to … Continue reading

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Birdsong, January sunshine and bright green leaves

Well the sunshine may have been short lived (now turned to drizzle) but the birds are still in good voice outside.  I have just spent a very enjoyable hour in the garden planting out Jerusalem artichokes and Chinese artichokes (no … Continue reading

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Potted Polycultures (2)

This is a follow up to my post Potted Polycultures (1) on 2 July ( http://annisveggies.wordpress.com/2011/07/02/potted-polycultures/).  I have planted polycultures in pots partly to see what happens and party because I ran out of room in the garden.  All pots were … Continue reading

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Busy, busy, busy…………

I have been busy toiling away this morning in the hot sun.  Not an ideal time to plant things, but there were so many young plants in pots that needed to be planted out, particularly now it is getting hot.  They dry out … Continue reading

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