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RHUBARB PIE SEASON

The rhubarb patch is lush and ready to pick–it must be spring.  I spent the morning baking two fresh rhubarb pies for Sunday dinner.  These golden brown, sugar-topped pies are tempting me as they cool on the counter–but good things come to those who wait!

Cottage Gardening

A Nice Day Out

Last Wednesday I enjoyed a trip up to London, to the RHS Early Spring Plant Fair at Westminster. This is one of my favourite events on the gardening calendar – for me it heralds the start of the gardening year. 170 more words

Sunday Story

TIME TO PURCHASE YOUR GARDEN SEEDS!

GARDEN SEED RACKS ARE IN STORES NOW!

At Westland Seed in Ronan, we have 3 racks: 

 FERRY MORSE Certified Organic Seeds

TRIPLE DIVIDE Montana-grown Certified Organic Seeds… 122 more words

Heirloom Plants

SEPTEMBER GARDENING CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER GARDENING CALENDAR

GENERAL

Harvest beans and other crops; remove blossoms from eggplant and peppers to ripen remaining fruits.  Cover sunflowers from birds, pinch tomato tips.  462 more words

Gardening

Faux' Chickens

My grandmother raised chickens on a long, narrow city lot.  They were a natural  outcome for a farm girl transplanted to town.  Fresh eggs were a significant part of my grandparents’ diet and that self-sufficiency appeals to me.  36 more words

Cottage Gardening

RHS Tatton Flower Show 2016

Yesterday Mum and I went to the RHS flower show at Tatton Park. We’ve been going on and off for a number of years and its a nice day out looking at plants and show gardens. 215 more words

Gardening