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Sunday on the Sofa…..with flint corn.

Grab your knitting or crochet……or your dried beans to pod and join me on the sofa for a good old natter while we get some work done.

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Thoughts on……Month 30: Confidence.

It has been a bit of an up and down month……the weather has been rubbish but the harvests have been great and for that I am truly thankful…….but something is nagging me…….it may be the change of seasons, the greyer days….

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Vivi’s Kitchen Garden 229: Autumn (Fall) sown broad beans.

After many more rain days we finally get a break in the weather…and what a beautiful break it is. All the autumn colours in the garden sing in the beautiful light…….and I finally make a start on my last seed sowing of the year. Getting the broad beans in now will give me a head start on harvesting next year…..

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Vivi’s Kitchen Garden 228: The potato harvest.

It’s finally time to make like a pirate and go digging for buried treasure – time to harvest the main-crop potatoes. Other plot holders on my site have had very disappointing harvests (lots of damage from slugs and wire-worm) so I’m holding my breath somewhat….