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Bringing home the pumpkin harvest… 2011

Bringing home the pumpkin harvest… 2011

Some readers will remember the problems we had last year bringing home the BIG pumpkin, well not this year… This summer has been exceptionally cold and we were lucky that there was a brief warm spell in late September (or so we are told, we were in the Tirol at the time, I will get around writing about it sometime), which ripened up the few pumpkins we produced. This year’s total pumpkin harvest weighed in at a measly 9.25Kg, whereas…

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Bringing home the harvest… (part 2) the BIG pumpkin

Bringing home the harvest… (part 2) the BIG pumpkin

In my first post on Bringing home the harvest I wrote about how I was unsure as to just how we were going to get the biggest pumpkin of this year home. The ideal solution would be a cargo bike, but where to get a hold of one? However, before I go any further I think I should just introduce the biggest pumpkin we have grown year… No not that one! This one… Right, so now you get some idea…

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Bringing home the harvest…

Bringing home the harvest…

It is that time of year, when the leaves start to drop and the hearth in the living room starts to fill with a random range of fruit and veg… Yes, it is harvest time at the allotment, and getting the harvest home is always an interesting exercise, especially as I haven’t owned a car since 1994. I have considered joining the City Car Club, but somehow I can quite bring myself to do so, as we can bring most…

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