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Bounty

Bounty

Work at hillwards continues apace as June yields to July. Lorry loads of gravel arrive and disappear, mounds of rubble are carted away, paving setts are cut and slotted in to their allocated space, and suddenly things are beginning to look rather smart. Slightly less “wreck of building site”, rather more “home sweet home”…

Parade of Peas

Parade of Peas

We are growing four varieties of pea this year. Our early pea is ‘Excellenz’; a new variety for us. Their simple pure white flowers have already been drifting away to leave green pods plumping up in the sun – the first few should be ready to pick in the next day or two. Alongside these, … Continue reading

Beans, Brambles and Barbecues

Beans, Brambles and Barbecues

This weekend I tackled what has become an annual job for me: wrestling with and hacking back the brambles that grow along the field boundary behind the greenhouse running down to the shed.