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Urban Farm 2015 – Friday August 28th – The First Runner Bean Is Here…

The first runner bean of the season was ready for picking today. Well, better late than never! The three larger chillies are Fresno variety and the tiny one is an Apache. The French beans are ticking over nicely now…

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I’ve been pickling again…

I really enjoy homemade pickles and I also get a lot of pleasure out of making them too. This afternoon I washed out five ‘pickling jars’ (mainly redundant pickled egg jars from my local pub!) and made two jars of … Continue reading

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The Urban Farm – May 24th – 2015

Well, it is the merry month of May and that exciting time of the year when things start to really happen for the vegetable gardener. There has not been much happening over the Winter months but I have been cleaning … Continue reading

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White Cliff At East Village…

I had a great time last night at the East Village venue in Seel Street, Liverpool. The amazing White Cliff, of which my eldest son is a member, were performing a gig. The band have been signed, have a great … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 9/8/2014 – Today’s Pickings…

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Urban Farm 2014 – Cucumbers, Chillies And Peppers…

As stated in earlier posts, cucumbers are a new experience. I haven’t grown them before but they seem to be thriving in my newly constructed greenhouse. The two varieties I am trying this season are Burpless Tasty Green and Tasty … Continue reading

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Pickled Onions!

If you grow onions, particularly small to medium ones, one of the best way to preserve them is to pickle them. In fact, you can preserve any home produce this way. My friend, Chris Wright, tells me that on her … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2013 – July 8th

July has to be one of my favourite months in the garden. It is the time when all the plans and hard work from the rest of the barren Winter months and slow progress of Spring start to bear dramatic … Continue reading

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