Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wonderful Welsh onions

I harvested two Welsh onions this afternoon.  They were approximately 95 cm tall at the highest point and yielded 200g of green leaf  and 125g of stem.  I use the leaves raw in salad, or if they are a bit tough they can be lightly … Continue reading

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Soft mellow days

These are soft mellow days, holding in their arms a calm, gentle atmosphere.  A soft cool breeze brushes past on the warm air.  Serenity is abroad and peace is in the air. The frenzied striving and scrambling, frenetic growth of spring are distant … Continue reading

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Messy gardens

The other day my neighbour was trying to ask in as polite a way as possible why my garden (and those of other organic and permaculture gardeners) is on the messy side.  Knowing how much I love the garden he … Continue reading

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Refreshing my spirit……..

I come home from work with a tired head.  After a (short) sit down, cup of coffee, biscuit, and even a piece of chocolate I still have a tired head.  I go out in the garden and pick peas, beans, wild … Continue reading

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Summer time………….

At this time of year annual vegetables are at their peak but the warm, dry weather does not suit some of the perennials so well.  I have removed all the eggs I can see from the kales, (there have not been too … Continue reading

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