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Toilet roll insert seed sowing pots.

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

If you’re anything like me you love sowing seeds. It’s a true gardeners delight to raise a plant from a seemingly lifeless husk right through to the point where it blooms, becomes edible or produces fruit. This is what horticulture is all about, whether raising summer bedding for your colourful designs or perhaps growing vegetables to yourself and your family.

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In the allotment first time….. some tips.

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Selecting an Allotment plot?
Here are a few guidelines to help you out.

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Digging potatoes, a harvest worth waiting for.

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

“Potatoes served at breakfast, at dinner served again; potatoes served at supper, forever and Amen!”
–Pennsylvania prayer.

The gardeners and farmers who had the foresight to plant their potatoes earlier this year have an interesting few weeks ahead of them.

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Garden buckets, a personal “bucket list”.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Have you heard of the movie “The bucket list”? It details the trip taken by two men who work their way through a list of things they wish to experience before they die. The “bucket list” in the title was a roster of things to do before the movies main character “kicks the bucket”.

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What vegetables can I sow this month?………. A Guide.

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Here’s a handy list that I compiled in response to that eternal vegetable growing query that crops up as soon as spring arrives, “Am I too late to sow… (Insert vegetable of choice here)? (more…)

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Eggshells in your garden, the benefits for growers.

Friday, April 10th, 2009

As a child, Easter meant one thing to me… Easter eggs.
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Vegetable seed sowing and watering for containers.

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

In a previous post I wrote about preparing your window box for vegetable growing, the layering of composts and the use of bubble wrap to help reduce your need to water in summer.
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Window box vegetables, What you will need & how to put it all together

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Last week I wrote about a solution to lack of space for growing salad vegetables faced by balcony and patio gardeners.
That was the window box vegetable garden.
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Window box vegetable growing for gardeners with limited space.

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Living in the countryside with roughly a half an acre site for my planting experiments, I sometimes tend to forget there are many gardeners who are less space “fortunate”.
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March and the Vegetable garden begins to jump.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

It all kicks off this month in the vegetable garden.

So have you got your gloves ready, your spade sharpened, and your special slug detecting goggles on?
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