Category Archives: cucumbers

Pickling spices, cucumbers and nostalgia

As a small child I spent many weekends staying with my grandmother and some of my earliest memories are helping her to bottle fruit and vegetables at the end of the summer, ready for the winter.   The shelves of … Continue reading

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Pickled Cucumber salad

With unlimited appetite but only limited space I’ve been experimenting with growing some crops vertically.   I bought a very cheap arch from B&Q and planted the legs into the soil next to the fence.   The bench is made … Continue reading

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