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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Perennial Vegetables-keep growing!

I’m reading a book at the moment. Martin Crawford has written this very useful book about Perennial vegetables. The perennial vegetable is one that is there all the time. Commonly … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 20 Comments

Two soups….

Asparagus is gorgeous raw. If you cut it and eat it straight from the ground. We eagerly await it’s appearance and the though if waiting to cook that dust spear … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 16 Comments

Plotting some vegetable treats!

Last week I wrote about Gardeners optimism. That special sense of hope that keeps you going as you plan through the winter months. Now the waiting is almost over, here … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 16 Comments

Good causes and farm animals!

In The Netherlands, I’ve noticed that there are a number of organisations who aim to give employment to vulnerable people. Our second beehive is located at one such place. The … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

Not a boot sale but a bak fiets sale!

The boot sale is a quirky thing. I’m not sure if they exist far from the uk. Fill you car with stuff and flog it off out of the boot. … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 9 Comments

The New Rise of the Populist Right and Far Right in Europe.

Originally posted on a new nature blog:
The Euro Elections have finally happened and we know the news – UKIP has won in the UK. UKIP is part of the…

May 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Blooming marvelous!

There’s times on an allotment which are more visual than anything else. It’s challenging to avoid featuring the highlights and sharing some pictures. Last year was our first year that … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

Not just bees but bugs too

The other insects are disgruntled all this stuff about bees. What about the regular critters going about their business? Don’t they deserve their own spotlight? This grasshopper with his perfect … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Un bee-liveable bees!

Have you noticed that when you take an interest in something then it becomes very noticeable in daily life. Perhaps you buy a new car then you seem to see … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 10 Comments

Lentil and Cauliflower Curry

Friday night food frenzy! After the chia seed pudding (another post, another day) we had a tin of coconut milk in need of use. So that says curry to me. … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 41 Comments

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