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Cucumbers

More pickling, jamming & dehydrating

In addition to the mock-capers, I’ve been pickling, jamming and  dehydrating other things to store for the months ahead. Pickled cucumbers I’ve …

A Greek wedding: Garlic & Cucumber

Today has been one of those incredibly rare days. It’s been slightly overcast but bright, and a perfect temperature… with a gentle …

A stitch in time saves nero

I’m loving the way this crafty cucumber has stitched itself through the holes left by the flea beetles on the cavolo nero. Aside …

Not too cool for a cucumber

We’ve had spectacular late-September weather, with lovely warm sun and blue skies during the day. On a day like today, I can’t quite believe …

Celery stems

After telling a friend that I was about to have a glut of celery, I was presented with one of these. A freshly …

Cool as a cucumber

Not long planted, and the cucumbers are already in flower and, in this case, swollen with pollination. My Nice Man tells me …