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Composted Leaf Mold Starts in Your Own Yard

Composting Leaf Mold

So, what happens each Fall, when we start getting leaves? We always say, or mean to, re-use them in our landscape, compost, garden beds, and what happens? 454 more words

Ammending Soil

#30for30challenge Habit Number 6: Water the plants

So far so good with these challenges…
1. Blog daily November 1 to November 30 
2. Do not complain November 2 to December 1 #becomingkind… 331 more words


Harvest Monday - October 20, 2014

I haven’t been harvesting so much as cleaning up my gardens – the one on the balcony and the one in the community garden – and occasionally finding something edible. 391 more words


Above the waste allotments the dawn halts

My Sunday allotmenteering was a bit less merry last week, as I discovered that my rake had been nicked. I was quite sad. I’d weighed up the risks and considered it unlikely, due to the difficulty of getting over the fences and the fact that it only cost a fiver (and very much looked like it did too). 514 more words

Balcony Gardening

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - October 2014

This time I even remembered to take pictures before it got dark. Although there’s not much to take pictures of this month…

Indoors, the begonia that never stops blooming… 27 more words


Harvest Monday - October 13, 2014

Last week was the week for a lot of last harvests:

Last beans, last corn:

Last tomatoes (the green ones can ripen indoors):

And one sad-looking little endive: 29 more words


Top tips for creating an edible, autumn balcony

No, we’re not talking about a Willy Wonka style marshmallow and caramel balcony (although, how delicious would that be?). Now that summer is on its way out and October brings the chillier climate of Autumn you might not think that now is the time to start growing anything, much less in the smaller outdoor space that a balcony offers. 602 more words

Balcony Gardening