Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sugar snap, bean and feta salad

When I got home from work I was feeling too bone idle to walk to the supermarket, which is pretty lazy considering that it takes me less than 30 seconds to get from my back gate to the supermarket entrance. … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and structure

  The broad beans and peas are beginning to give a bit of structure to the garden but I decided that it needed a bit more height and few more focal points to I bought a couple of very cheap … Continue reading

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Leeks all over the place

I love leeks.  They’re definitely one of my Desert Island vegetables.   Sad to say, I have actually spent rather more time than I ought actually thinking about what vegetables I couldn’t live without, and leeks are definitely up there. … Continue reading

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Broad bean hummous

I’m feeling a bit wistful as the broad beans are nearly over for the year.    They’ve been the roaring success of my nascent potager and they’ve had a good innings.    I planted three batches in succession in one … Continue reading

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Stuffed Courgette flowers

I’ve grown courgettes before but never tried eating the flowers.  I’d always thought it looked like a bit of a faff, but with the children away on holiday with their father, and a a less packed work schedule than usual … Continue reading

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