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In a Vase on Monday – Seaside metaphors

I’ve been doing lots of activities firmly focussed on autumn: jam making, blackberrying, seed and leaf collecting, grass scarifying and I found myself wistfully thinking back to the summer that never really seemed to completely happen. So now I have … Continue reading

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Eating our way through a thicket of Jerusalem artichokes

Along the boundary fence with our neighbours we have a thick line of jerusalem artichokes, interspersed between coppiced hazel bushes. The artichokes grow up to about 8 foot in our garden and occasionally they flower, with sunflower-like yellow heads, if … Continue reading

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