Monthly Archives: June 2011

Chard thinnings: a feast!

Chard thinnings

After Saturday’s single-strawberry harvest, we were still a little peckish, so we thought we’d go back today and see what else we could pick.

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Yum Scrum !


After the misfortune of losing our first strawberry to the mice, we took no chances this time and picked and ate it and very nice it was too.

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A crop! The first of the strawberries…

The first strawberry

Having been away on holiday for a week, my first instinct on getting home was to get down to the allotment to check that everything was in order. The chard’s looking fantastic, the tomatoes and runner beans less so, and … Continue reading

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Of Mice, Blackcurrants and Leeks

After the discovery of a red strawberry we were all looking forward to buying the cream. Unfortunately Tim discovered a thief had visited in the night and made of with said red strawberry and a few green ones also ! … Continue reading

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