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Catalan Landscape

The Catalan landscape has a similar look to typical Scottish rural landscapes. Catalonia has a different climate to most of Spain due to the Pyrenees. This has the effect of causing more rainfall, providing a greener landscape and colder winters than the rest of Spain. Scottish summers do not compare, but somehow the effects on the countryside draws similarities.

Field of dreams
Catalan Landscape – Field of dreams

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Harvest bounty

My joy of gardening is seeing beautiful and tasty bounty harvested from garden to plate, sandwich or pot straight from the ground. This has been a good year with plenty sunshine and rain. This list includes:

  • Three sackfuls of potato
  • Six weeks of daily pickings of lettuce
  • Six weeks of cucumber
  • Endless tomatoes Friday from the vine
  • Four weeks of garden peas
  • A small carrot hill
  • Leeks
  • Rhubarb
  • Garlic (not matured yet)
  • Leeks (not mature)

The harvest bounty also provides the pleasure of sharing with family, friends and neighbours.  Of course I have photographs…

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