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tomatoes and basil

And an overblown view of the huerto in late summer languor… the ammi visnaga having rather taken over!

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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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Cosmos

Cosmos is the universe perceived as a complex yet orderly system; the opposite of chaos. Which is the aspiration at the start of each season for my own little piece of it. However, by this time of year, it tends … Continue reading

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sunday best

The allotment judges will be doing their rounds soon so I assuaged my post-referendum bleakness with a weekend of tidying. It’s not so much a desire to ‘win’ – more a sense of wanting my beloved huerto to be looking … Continue reading

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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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new toad & mellow fruitfulness

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hyacinth beans & ripening tomatoes

I nearly missed it, this first flowering of the lablab purpurea  ‘Ruby Moon’ that I had planted as a weedy little seedling at the edge of the sweet pea trench planted to grow up the new archway. But here it … Continue reading

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