the shed and beyond

the shed and beyond Follow

Happily married,home educating dad.
In to gardening, wood turning, nature & other stuff.
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30 degrees, it's a bit warm today.
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#scorchio #summer #feelinghot
So was digging a trench for a retaining wall in the back garden and found this, it appears to be human, so much so that the local police have now taken it for further investigation, it's very old, now wondering what else is lurking in the garden.
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#gardens #bones #archeology #history #interesting #remains
Apples are doing well, despite the lack of rain.
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#allotmentlife #allotment #allotmentuk #allotmenteer #allotments #apples #growyourown #growingyourownfood
Haven't got many at the moment, but my plan for training the brambles along the back fence so we can pick blackberries from the plot seems to be working.
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#allotmentlife #allotment #allotmentuk #allotmenteer #allotments #gardening #growyourown #growingyourownfood #blackberries
Plenty of grape bunches, so much so I've had to put up props to stop the vines sagging, I've obviously underestimated the weight, will rethink for next year.
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#allotmentlife #allotment #allotmentuk #allotmenteer #allotments #gardening #growyourown #grapes #winemaking
Round courgettes are starting to get bigger, this is one of three types we're growing, these are good for stuffing.
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Borlotti beans are starting to flower, great beans for drying, and you can make hummus from them.
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4.5kg of grade a broadbeans blanched for the freezer, great for stews etc, got another 2kg of b grade beans which we'll turn into hummus and add to other stuff like burgers
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Not a bad first haul, Anya spuds, onions, enough shallots for two batches of pickled onions for Christmas and enough to plant next year, loads of broadbeans (almost finished shelling and grading) 2.5kg of blackcurrants about 6kg of gooseberries and the first of many courgettes
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Despite the weather and not great germination from some of the squashes and courgettes they are catching up
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It's going be a good year for grapes, means lots of wine, wondering how the hot dry weather will affect the flavour
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An important diagram for any gardener.
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 #allotmentlife #gardening #allotment #allotmentuk #allotmenteer #growingveggies #growingyourownfood