Monthly Archives: October 2014

Of raspberries and other fruits…… and cowslips

Raspberries and other fruits For the price of one punnet of raspberries you can buy a plant that will give you raspberries for ever.  I will admit that this is in one of the supermarket chains and that is not … Continue reading

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Moving on

It has been a lovely autumn day to spend out in the garden.  A bit windy perhaps but sunny and much warmer that I might have expected.  I spent the time tidying up mainly –  cutting back lots of growth from some … Continue reading

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Ground breaking parsnips

Parsnips are not usually thought of as ground breaking vegetables in any sense of the word; but these may be. I scattered a few parsnip seeds, with flowers and herbs in a bed (above) and this monster (below) is one of … Continue reading

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