Dealing with Kale

Kale is a staple in our garden.  I wouldn’t say it is a staple in our kitchen but every now and again it turns up in a dish and we are pleased that we have it in the garden.  The…

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I told you there was a lot of stuff in my garden….

Not a bad haul considering there is only 20 days until winter!  We have butternut squash, peppers and chillies, more beans than I know what to do with, three tiny zucchini, carrots, kale, broccoli, rhubarb and the last of the…

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I think the winter is toying with us.

While it may have been warmish for a winter evening the other night, last night was definitely cooler and foggy, but its still not proper cold and all my plants are confused.  I did a wee wander around looking for…

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Sometimes I ask myself why I bother gardening…. Alternative title: A joyful return from holiday.

Having a holiday in the middle of the growing season is possibly the craziest thing that happens to gardener.  But we all do it. – Well most of us.  We set up irrigation systems to make things easy for the…

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“Muuummm….. there is a goat on the deck….!”

And sure enough there was.  Somehow she managed to escape our best efforts to keep her restrained and found herself wandering freely about the place.  So decided to come and see us in the house.  The problem is the route…

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