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In a Vase on Monday: Bit of a Squash

The abundance of flowers on the squash plants promoted their use in today’s vase, particularly as the likelihood of any new fruits having a chance to mature before frosts set in is low. The male flowers have nice long stems … Continue reading

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Fruit Loot

I knew while we were away that picking the rest of our apples ought to be a priority when we got back, particularly being reminded every day when looking out of the window and seeing the laden trees in the … Continue reading

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A Bit Squashed?

As always when one goes away, even for a few days, there was a lot to sort out this morning and I nearly allowed myself to be swamped by some minor irksome things; fortunately I made it outside instead and … Continue reading

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