Tag Archives: Sweetcorn

A Short Break in the Lake District, Red Squirrels and Snow.

Last week we decided to have a short break. So, on Saturday, we had a look through what would be available from the following Monday and booked ourselves four days in a small self catering cottage (mind you the email … Continue reading

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Tomato, Sweetcorn and Bacon Soup

At this time of year, we always get more stuff from the allotment than we know what to do with. We give as much as we can to our children but they all live miles away so it doesn’t work … Continue reading

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Allotment Harvest – From July 5th to August 16th

Its been a funny old year at the allotment this year. When I last posted anything about the allotment, we were is a hot spell with a reasonable amount of rain to encourage the crops. However, after that the weather … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn

Our sweetcorn are now cropping. Its a fantastic vegetable, very simple to grow and always tastier than the stuff you buy at the supermarket. This year for the first time we “chitted” the seed. Chitting means that we put the … Continue reading

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