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A home-grown Christmas

Published by Jamie's Gardener | December 20, 2013 | In Blogs, Christmas, Gardening | Comments Off
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Many accompaniments to the traditional roast are harvestable now but some peaked early, and forward planning is needed for their inclusion.

Gold medlars

Published by Jamie's Gardener | December 6, 2013 | In Blogs, Gardening | Comments Off
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The medlar cleanly scoops the prize for most esoteric harvest this week.

Sweet potatoes: carelessly does it

Published by Jamie's Gardener | November 18, 2013 | In Blogs, Gardening | Comments Off
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This summer I had my first go at growing sweet potatoes. Despite the fact that I rather neglected them, they did grow and they did crop.

Is it a melon? Is it a pear? No, it’s a melon pear!

Published by Jamie's Gardener | October 31, 2013 | In Blogs, Gardening | 6 Comments »
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In South America this fruit is called pepino dulce (sweet cucumber), or even just pepino. Here, it’s seemingly just called a melon pear.

Ceps, dogs & Rosenkohl in Berlin

Published by Jamie's Gardener | October 9, 2013 | In Blogs, Gardening, Travel | Comments Off
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No holiday (of mine, anyway) is ever complete without checking out the local fruit and veg talent. Here are a few things that caught my eye.

Blow-up cucumbers

Published by Jamie's Gardener | September 26, 2013 | In Blogs, Gardening | 5 Comments »
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After last week’s essay on chicory I thought something shorter and punchier would be appropriate, so here’s an exploding vegetable.

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