Category Archives: sweet peas

today’s flowers

And a quick view of a corner of the garden at home (can you have too many roses?…) The bird (buzzard?) was serendipity.

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fresh and tasty

Such a pleasure; first the picking… And then the eating!

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evening sunshine & puddling in leeks

Such a beautiful evening. The grass easily cut by my new lightweight lithium battery mower. Thyme flowering with bee-enticing display. Fruit cage starred with jewelled currants and strawberries. O Joy. And baby leeks from Andrew’s bountiful flower stall at Stamford … Continue reading

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Biodynamics and Hope

Having applied a biodynamic horn manure preparation to the soil some weeks ago, I now imagine a sparkling invisible web of life enlivening the huerto… “Spring drew on, and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested … Continue reading

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seaweed, cosmos, asparagus et al

At last it seems the asparagus bed may be taking off. Another large top dressing of seaweed from West Wittering seems to have really helped and new shoots are arriving almost every day now. Perhaps next year there may be … Continue reading

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ah, now I remember what it’s all for!

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early summer promise

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If you click on an image you can see the detail better. Particularly pleased with the gooseberries this year. And the red sweetcorn is starting to grow…

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sweet pea arch – take 2

By popular demand (well, two kind souls asked) here’s a picture of the whole arch; if I’d been a bit more assiduous in training them, I probably could have got the sweet peas joined over the top instead of growing … Continue reading

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