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Peas from the garden

This year is the first time we’ve grown peas from seed and they’ve been a resounding success. Picking them has become a daily ritual in the last week or so and is especially enjoyable in the early evening when the … Continue reading

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A moment in the garden

My favourite time of day right now is the early evening. After tucking the kids into bed I usually have some time before my husband arrives home, so I wander down to the vegetable garden to enjoy it by the fading … Continue reading

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Broad Beans

I’m growing two varieties of broad beans this year; ‘Aquadulce Claudia’, which I sowed under cover in the early spring and are now ready to pick, and the smaller, sweeter ‘Stereo’ which were planted direct and can be eaten whole like mange tout. … Continue reading

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A peek at the garden

This year I remembered to stake my plants early having learned the hard way last summer when I had to battle through flowers and foliage to the back of the border to stop my top heavy delphiniums from snapping in … Continue reading

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