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The last of autumn harvest drying; a tale of two dryers

Gardening friend N now has his own food dryer and had been eager to try it out. It had its first run last week and was an outstanding success. According to N, ‘I did a lot of reading about food … Continue reading

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Preparing semi-dried tomatoes

Friend R has been hard at work preserving her recent crop of cherry tomatoes.  A couple of weeks ago R told me ‘I’ve just done some semi-dried tomatoes (our smaller variety, which were particularly successful this year).’ Cut in half … Continue reading

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Seed-collecting

At the end of 2017 I planted a punnet of the flowering plant Cosmos. They reared themselves in early 2018 and were a pleasure to behold. I didn’t grab them out when they died only ages later. By that time … Continue reading

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