Category Archives: Home grown garlic

November/December in my garden

Before it’s too late and I miss ANOTHER month in my garden, here’s what’s been happening around my place in the last two months…. ::We’ve entered the hungry gap with plants mostly growing rather than producing food.  But we have … Continue reading

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Garlic update

It’s been a while since I gave you an update on my garlic plants.  They had been growing incredibly well and then a few weeks ago they started looking all droopy. For a number of days I fretted and worried … Continue reading

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September in my garden

Some highlights from my September garden… :: The nectarine and (I think it’s a) quince  blossoms have graced us with their presence and then left to be replaced by leaves and teeny tiny fruit.  The birds have enjoyed them as … Continue reading

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August in my garden

There are little signs of spring everywhere: :: I had almost given up hope of my broadbeans every flowering but last week they burst into glorious blooms :: And the peas joined them a day or two later :: My … Continue reading

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Homegrown Garlic No. 1

Like many people I’ve become increasingly dissatisfied with the imported, dried out, tasteless stuff that masquerades for garlic in our shops.  So a few years ago I started buying my garlic from here.  I’ve been buying their organic Printanor garlic … Continue reading

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