Author Archives: HedgeComber

About HedgeComber

A Field-to-Fork food blogger based on a small farm in Cornwall, UK.

Tomato Blight – 4 (All Natural) Prevention Tips

The tell tale signs of tomato blight have hit us extra early this year. It doesn’t normally show until the fruit are a good size, so we can just remove the leaves and let the fruit ripen on the stem. However, … Continue reading

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His & Hers :)

Jonny carved us matching wooden bangles. How cute!

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And The Winner Is…

Bridget from ArignaGardener! Congratulations Bridget! Can you let me have your address please petal? Don’t go anywhere if you didn’t win as I suspect there’ll be another give-away for next months Free Range Friday :)

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Free Range Friday Chicken Art GIVEAWAY!!!

Once again, in honour of the work the good folk over at The British Hen Welfare Trust do, I shall be giving away a mounted print this month to help them raise awareness. This month I think we’ll plump for ‘Ida’s Tealeaves’! … Continue reading

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We’re in the Party Spirit!

Mum & I decorated the farm today for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and we laughed so much hanging this stuff through the orchard! I hope you enjoy your extended holiday weekend!

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Home-Made/Grown/Laid Breakfast

Home laid eggs. Home grown spinach. Home made bread. Just need to make my own mustard and I’d be onto a winner :)

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I Won! (A Rather Delayed, Yet No Less Excited Post!)

The lovely Mrs H from Tales of Mrs H fame, recently pulled my name out of a hat to win one of her gorgeous lavender bags! How lucky am I! It is gorgeous, and scents our bedroom beautifully. Thank you so much Mrs … Continue reading

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5 Top Tips For Newbie Bread Bakers

I’ve ‘tried’ making bread in the past and just assumed I wasn’t any good at it. What I now realise is, as with pretty much everything else in life, practice pays off! I’m currently baking about 8 loaves a week, … Continue reading

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Breaking News!

I have had such great feedback from you all (THANK YOU!!!) regarding my silly chickeny cartoons, that I’ve bitten the bullet and been to see a local printer. Eek!!! After much deliberation, I’ve plumped for a bunch of cards and … Continue reading

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The Old Bids ~ The Olympic Torch Comes to Cornwall!

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