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It’s aphid season here. Lettuce, strawberries, dill, parsley, and roses are covered in the little green girls.

I used to fret about aphids—they can certainly cause a great deal of damage, particularly to young plants. 214 more words

365 Days Of Food

Miniature veggies now a big trend

There’s no denying that many things in the world are cuter and more appealing when they are smaller. That’s certainly true of miniature vegetables.
Which is one of the reasons they are catching on in a big way. 859 more words


Thanksgiving Day Strawberries

It is November 27th in the northern hemisphere and I am picking strawberries. Not many but they taste yummy.

Normally I don’t have strawberries until late February or early March here in Houston. 191 more words


Gardening - A Therapy

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – I lost myself to a world I couldn’t cope living in.

I’ve not posted anything in about two weeks! This is quite a personal blog about my struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and how I eventually over come it.

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Release the frogs!

These past few weekends we’ve been digging out the pond from the bottom of our garden to convert it to flower bed.

I’d been agonising about what to do with the pond (as is my wont) for a good few years. 436 more words

Daily Life

Learning to Garden (9) - Two cookbooks

It’s winter, so some tidying up and scooping fallen leaves into the composter is all that can be done without crushing the damp grass or turning the beds into puddles of mud.   502 more words


I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck

A famous anarchist once said she’d rather have roses on her table than diamonds on her neck, and at this instance, after a rather busy period at work, I agree with her! 311 more words