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The hot weather at the start of the summer has definitely had a big effect on many of our crops. Without going into the usual veggies, spuds onions beans, beans, beans …. we have had maybe our best ever returns from a number of different sources. Let’s start with the less well known. The Sichuan Peppercorn tree has yielded six spice jars worth of dried peppercorns, three times more than the… Read More
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Yesterday was the annual Llanthony Valley & District Show and Sports. The weather wasn’t the greatest; wellies and 4x4s were the order of the day. In addition to the usual vegetable show classes, the Garden Club runs a number of classes for – for want of a better term – vegetables in the ground. This year there was really only one class which we felt was for us – Most Productive Vegetable… Read More