I couldn’t continue digging my plots, because when my soil (loamy silt) is wet, it’s not a good idea. One, it is heavy as hell when wet and two, I’d just trod it down even harder. 392 more words
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Sometimes you just have to think over a problem long enough to find a solution. So adhering to the principals of permacuture and biological dynamic gardening, and NOT wanting raised beds or Sepp Holzer’s mounds, I found an easy fix. 388 more words
Back to Thursday this week at Blickling, so it was good to see the rest of that day’s volunteer team again.
On my way into the gardens I noticed an orange MG spots car and some people filming- apparently it was for an edition of ‘Antiques Road Trip’ due to be aired on BBC TV in the autumn. 306 more words
Mary, Mary, quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
In today’s world, Mistress Mary might have a hard time describing exactly how she gardens. Silver bells and cockle shells aside, if you look at the gardening section of your library or bookstore or search the interwebs, its easy to get overwhelmed by all the different styles and theories and methods.758 more words