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It Takes a Family…

To grow one courgette

a courgette / zucchini
Photo by Mockup Graphics on Unsplash

Every spring my daughter rears her nose, sniffs the air and says, ‘Mum, we ought to grow vegetables and herbs.’

And it is such a lovely thing to dream about and imagine in the fine spring sunshine. All summer spreads before me like an unpacked tablecloth and I see myself clipping stalks of mint and cups of thyme and chives are so profuse I get sick of them. Not to…



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