Playtime…

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A fabulous flower! For some reason these Artichokes have carried on blooming all through this intermittenly chilly Autumn. So very pretty and so very like a sort of land based Water Lily. This is the seasonal change of gears that means … Continued

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Slant of Light

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That certain slant of light…. That is when, I think, you can really tell that Autumn is upon us. The cucumbers are the first to wither in the cooling nights and the other heat loving crops soon follow. The most … Continued

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Preserves

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It turns out that after all that amazing harvesting you really must preserve your landslide of beautiful produce. We have piles of shiny yellow and green Courgettes and Pattypan Summer Squash. Basket after basket of the perfect and very lush … Continued

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Harvesting

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It is that time of year… It always make me feel a bit like a mad scientist. Giddy and sort of amazed at what the Gardens have managed to produce. We harvested ALL the Tomatoes from the hundred or so … Continued

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Colour Me Happy!

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Colour. Crazy wonderful colour really can make you happy. There is real Big fun in a brand new box of wax crayons and in pots of bright tempera paint and in the flat tray filled with sticks of chalky pastels … Continued

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Potential

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Such enormous fun! There is something awfully special about a big basket of new yarn (from Rock Loaf Farm…so very local too!). Soft squishy yarn with that lovely lanolin-y smell and just look at all the pretty colours! All just waiting … Continued

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Avalon in the Garden

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Mist has been an ongoing condition this Summer. Really great weather for Kale and Lettuce not so much for the Tomatoes (sigh). Still it is very very pretty. Can you see this handsome creature that has taken up residence in … Continued

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