Food, glorious food

… all homegrown…

All photogaphed today (25 July) in (or recently harvested from) our garden and limery. Never let anyone tell you that you need lots of land to grow your own food. Our garden is about 6m ×20m, including the limery, and it’s still not fully utilized!

 

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  1. Fabulous!

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  2. Laurie Graves

     /  July 25, 2017

    Oh, nice!!! How much land do you have to grow all this food?

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  3. catstitches

     /  July 25, 2017

    Lovely pictures! Yes, it’s true what you say – you can do a lot with a small area. Our garden is 13*13 m and we have an allotment of only 4*2 m and it’s amazing what we can do in such a small area.

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    • I think people get put off by only having a small spce, but actually I think it’s a lot less intimidating than having hectares to choose what to do with!

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      • catstitches

         /  July 25, 2017

        Yes, that’s true. And a lot more managable as well. We have time left for other things besides the garden in summer, while others seem to be a slave of their garden…

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  4. How satisfying….I hope you’re enjoying eating it too!

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  5. Not just useful and productive, but beautiful too. I’m wondering if you can freeze bags of grated courgette for the winter, to add to soups and make courgette bread when there’s not a lot of green available. Mr Snail may not be so averse once it’s out of season 🙂

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    • You can grate and freeze, but it gets a little mushy…okay for breads, but I’m not sure it would b that great (haha) for soups.

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      • I’d be using it to increase the vegie content of pasta sauce, etc, so a bit of mush would come in quite handy 🙂 Maybe dehydrating would be the go…

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  6. Amazing! 🙂

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  7. What a gorgeous array of goodies! I love all the colors. What is Physallis? I’ve never heard of it.

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  8. AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME!!! I see you have been getting dirty!

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  9. Most impressive Snail! You are an inspiration to all us tiny landowners 🙂

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  10. So what’s for tea? it all looks dee licious!

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  11. Murtagh's Meadow

     /  July 25, 2017

    Very impressive:-)

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  12. This is super cool and so impressive! I feel you’re going to be able to have your first meal using only your own produce soon (if you haven’t already)

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  13. Yuuuuum, what a feast! And the colours of some of your fruit and veg are just stunning – I’m looking at you, pyramid chillies and glorious red pepper! Happy cooking! 😀

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  14. A magnificent array of goodies.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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  15. Wow amazing, home grown food is definitely the best ✌️

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  16. My mom used to always say that veggies straight from the garden tasted like a completely new food and I’d have to agree! Great post and pics of all your delicious looking garden greens! Happy harvesting!

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  17. Wonderful! Particularly the red currants which remind me of the ones my mother used to grow when I was a child. 🙂

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  18. I absolutely loved this post. I, too, am fond of homegrown food and in my 5x5m garden I’ve got courgette, carrots, onion, peas, beans, beetroot, tomatoes, chives and a huge amount of herbs and spices. It isn’t fully utilised either as 3×3 is grass!
    It is amazing what one can do in a small space if you but want to.

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  19. Looks amazing, lovely post! I always try to buy organic foods 🙂

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  20. Enjoy for me too.. Wish I could take a taste.. And maybe the Dish would deserve a Kiss..

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  21. Mmm what vibrant photos, so many beautiful colours of nature are present 🙂

    xx

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  22. Awesome stuff! Keep up the good work 🙂

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  23. Reblogged this on Contemplating Blog FLow and commented:
    Jealous!

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  24. . thank you – they gustatory modality near too!

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  25. Beautiful!

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  26. roops5577

     /  November 4, 2017

    Perfectly photographed.

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