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THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN

It has been one of those years where everything that could go wrong, did go wrong, hence lack of attention to the blog.¬†Unfortunately the ups and downs hadn’t quite smoothed out when the kitchen called. Autumn’s mellow fruitfulness had led … Continue reading

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HARVESTING – HAVE APPLES, MAKE CIDER

One of the great benefits of rural living is growing your own fruit and veg. One of the great drawbacks is knowing what to do with it all once you’ve grown it. I mean, there is only so much you … Continue reading

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FIRST HARVEST

  There is something special about the first crop of potatoes every year. More than anything else we grow, it is our small potato crop that seems to make it all worthwhile. We’ve already had a decent harvest of rhubarb, … Continue reading

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THE TRACTORS ARE COMING

It has begun – again. The annual cycle of spraying and spreading that seems to go on constantly once the crops start to grow. It really isn’t something you ever think about, unless you happen to live adjacent to arable … Continue reading

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REAP WHAT YOU SOW – SOMETIMES

It is Spring apparently, although the weather doesn’t seem to have realised it yet. We have had snow again today, not a great deal but enough to cover the ground, albeit briefly. Six miles away near Town it didn’t snow … Continue reading

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