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Wordless Wednesday – Good Bones

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Goji berries … January and still producing fruit

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Wordless Wednesday – Alternative stories

Sometimes it is hard to choose which photo should be posted on Wednesday each week. Here is a small selection of unseen, alternative monthly stories for 2017 Wordless Wednesday posts:  

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Curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction … was not so tasty

I can’t remember how I came to have passion flower seeds (Passiflora caerulea) to sow, but inevitably I sowed them and a great many germinated. So then I had to decide what to do with them. I thought that a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A still life full of quince

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Not Quite Strawberry Daifuku – with love

Last week, in a romantic gesture for the V day, I bought strawberries, which according to the label came from … Morocco. Oh dear.  I do in fact have strawberry plants in flower in the garden, but only the pink-flowered … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Need sunshine in December? Grow crab apples.

This vitamin C rich recipe made with rosehips sounds like a wonderful variant on the usual jelly: Rosehip and crab apple jelly

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Wordless Wednesday – Medlars ….. I love you, rotten, delicious rottenness *

* D.H. Lawrence

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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

I go through phases of enjoying poetry, with very long gaps between, and that is how I’ve only just got round to reading the full poem ‘Ode to Autumn’ by John Keats. It seems to me to take us through … Continue reading

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Quince – Paradisal fruit within our reach

Imagine the Garden of Hesperides. Imagine eating one of the mythical golden apples that grant immortality. Then picture a quince. It’s possible they were one and the same (the ancient roman agricultural writer Columella speculated that they were). So there … Continue reading

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