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what have you harvested this week/ today!
Fri 18-Jun-10
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Toffeeapple said:

That sounds good Shelley, I'm not very fond of chutneys but that one piques my interest.   Shame about the courgettes, has it stopped raining yet?


 

nope the weather is awful!!!!Frown

Fri 18-Jun-10
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Shame!  It's miserable and drizzly here but not what I'd call bad weather.  I hope it all brightens up soon for you.

I'll try that again!

Fri 18-Jun-10
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Wave We have had another glorious day.

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Fri 18-Jun-10
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Show off! Smile

I'll try that again!

Fri 18-Jun-10
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Me too...every day is glorious....out gardineng today and shifting builders rubble to make a garden...  only resident two + weeks so still at the planning stage...=== my little lady brought round yoghurt to die for and a special pancake they make...pictures on my web...Big_Hug for my lady...

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Fri 18-Jun-10
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Weather lovely here too at the moment Whistle. Although we have had showers and a nasty one last weekend it has been fairly nice for quite a while with just enough rain to keep things growing nicely. The only down side has been the temperatures which have just been a tad cool, so everything that is tender is still under wraps. BrightSparklyStuff

As for harvesting, I have harvested a bed of mint, lemon balm, chamomile, pineapple weed and some raspberry leaves. All dried and packed into containers. We have some pea pods and I nearly picked them until I remembered they are garden peas and not the sugar bon peas which are further behind and I got them specially for freezing and because I miss English garden peas. Doh. So we are still eating Swiss chard, spinach, baby lettuces and various herbs for salads.

Looks like I will have more time next year to get going in the garden as I won't have as many units to do for my course and as long as the polytunnel survives the winter we will be able to start stuff in there Cheers

Thu 24-Jun-10
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Thu 24-Jun-10
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Wave Love the photos.  Those sunflowers are so so tall!

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Thu 24-Jun-10
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Joe looks so pleased with himself for growing that Tournesol.  How big are those marrow/courgettes?

I'll try that again!

Fri 25-Jun-10
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really are marrow and not courgettes!  about 30cm long and around 15cm round!

I have left them on purpose as I will make marrow jam this weekend

Fri 25-Jun-10
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Wave  Fantastic.  My courgettes are rather small, but are very tasty.  Mange tout are wonderful, as are the early dwarf peas.

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Fri 25-Jun-10
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My courgettes are nearly as big as my little finger. I'm blaming this on my Northern latitude as we've had loads of really decent weather.

And the strawberry plants have given me enough strawberries to do our dessert tomorrow. Definitely small scale compare to you lot, but enough to make me a teeny bit smug.

Fri 25-Jun-10
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great news!

our courgettes stalled in the cold weather last week; but are racing away now: hope the neighbours like courgette and tomatoes as they are watering whilst I am away!

Sat 26-Jun-10
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I've just pulled some radish, what a disappointment!  They are orange and taste dreadful.  I've had no luck with those BBC Dig In seeds, the carrots didn't germinate at all, the radish is awful, the beans were eaten by slugs and the salad leaves never grew past 2cm.  The only thing I had any luck with were the courgettes and they are not quite in flower yet. Monster

I'll try that again!

Sat 26-Jun-10
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That is such a disappointment TA.

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