Category Archives: Fruit and Veg

Nuts and plums

Our vegetables didn’t do that well this year but it’s been a great year for fruit and nuts. We had a huge quantity of plums; so many in fact that I had to thin them out to try and stop … Continue reading

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First flowers of 2009

The weather was quite nice today and there was even a bit of blue sky. I thought I’d take the opportunity to replace the supports for the raspberry canes. I bought some met-posts and put some 50mm square posts into … Continue reading

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Winter tidy up

I’ve not been able to spend much time in the garden recently and it was starting to show. Fortunately, a weekend at home and some good weather today meant I could get out and cross a few jobs off the … Continue reading

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Getting frosty

Over the last few days the weather has definitely turned colder and today we had our first frost. I’m sure the frost will put pay to any late flourishes from the remaining veg in the garden. It was always unlikely … Continue reading

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Late green manuring… again

We had some good weather this weekend so I took the opportunity to put another coat of paint on the back of the house and also tidy up the veg plot a bit. I dug up the shrivelled remains of … Continue reading

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