butternut squash

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

High Summer: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly. Part 1: Good

So this year, my butternut squashes are outrageous. Like, I’ve-never-seen-anything-quite-like-it-before levels of outrageousness. I planted 2 squash plants on the edge of a raised bed in Spring, with the idea that I would be able to train the runners to grow out and along the path, rather than sprawl over the rest of the bed. …

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Preparing for Winter

Preparing for Winter: Harvesting Squashes, Planting Onions and Releasing the Kale!

Our heating came on. This is in part due to the arrival of baby Rory, but still, it got cold out there. Summer has gone. I’m not completely sad about this though. I do like the winter, and the different challenges it brings. I’m a sucker for seasonality. In fact, one of the very first …

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