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Archive for October 2017

From The Kitchen Gardens… Cucumbers

CUCUMBERS – 20 October 2017 Cucumbers were prolific again this year, and we sent over 300 to the Kitchen. We’ll certainly be growing less next year! Gherkins are a law unto themselves, seemingly growing from chipolata to marrow size as soon as your back is turned. The Kitchen has made plenty of pickles, and quite…

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The Talbot Journal… The October Teme Valley Market

OCTOBER TEME VALLEY MARKET – 13 October 2017 Written by Emma Warren, Talbot Receptionist 08 October 2017 saw the 10th Teme Valley Market of 2017 get underway at 11:00, till 13:30. As per usual, the great array of local producers, artisans, and crafts makers were all in fine fettle, and raring to go. From woollen…

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From The Kitchen Gardens… Tomatoes

TOMATOES – 06 October 2017 Autumn came a bit earlier this year, and as both poly-tunnels rely on natural heat and light, production from tomatoes, cucumbers, and aubergines came to a fairly abrupt halt in early September; night time temperatures were as low as 8°C. We had a touch of stem rot in the tomatoes,…

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