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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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Urban Farm – June 8th – 2015

Well, I have been away  from my garden for getting on for a week as I have been on tour with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to the Czech Republic. We had a great time there but some doubts had … 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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Urban Farm 9/8/2014 – Today’s Pickings…

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Urban Farm 2014 – 11th July – latest…

Things really are in full swing in my garden right now. We are starting to harvest quite a few things. The French beans have appeared now and will soon be big enough to pick. My extensive crop of Italian plum … Continue reading

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Urban Farm – 5/7/2014

Everything is ‘going mad’ down on the urban farm. July is certainly the time when hard work comes to fruition and platings finally begin to reach the table. So far I’ve had plenty of strawberries, salad leaves, some Charlotte potatoes … Continue reading

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The Urban Farm 2014 – May – THE NEW GREENHOUSE !

Things are really starting to happen in my back yard at this time of year. I have prepared my vegetable bed…All seeds are sewn, sprouting and all ‘baby’ plants are hardened off and planted out. Other than weeding, taking care … Continue reading

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Brendan’s Famous Scouse Recipe! Oh, Yes…

 Stew using lamb’s necks and root veg. Couple of onions or so and I had a couple of leeks left so I chucked ’em in too(although leeks are not normally part of this dish; waste not, want not). Traditionally the … Continue reading

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