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Jun 2nd, 2014

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How does your garden grow?

Well not badly actually…. On the positive side… Every morning for the last week I have had enough strawberries for a bowl with yoghurt for breakfast. The peas are doing quite well and I tried the first pod today – a bit small but very sweet and lovely. The first tomatoes are set (only on […]

Mar 2nd, 2014

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Planting and Weather

Had a major planting day in the Polytunnel.  I put in carrots, onions and broad beans.  I also started off some flowers for planting out next month – including a load of lavender which I have an idea of making into a hedge. The garlic, radishes and broccoli I planted earlier are doing ok. Some […]

Feb 16th, 2014

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Polytunnel and Greenhouse

We have a large polytunnel and green house behind the house – a legacy of the previous owners who had a flower growing business here.  They are both about 14′ wide by 17′ long – so a pretty substantial size and I am hoping to be able to create some good crops. The idea is […]

Jan 10th, 2014

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Seed buying

We went to the Garden Centre the other day and selected a load of different seeds (a mix of vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruit).  It is amazing to think what we will be able to be eating in six months time for such a small financial investment – assuming of course that I am able […]