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Vegetable Flowers Have Crossed My Tiny Garden

With the exciting New Year, I’d like to take this opportunity to present some vegetable flowers, which spent their lives in my tiny garden for you to view. 74 more words


2018 New Perennials with a Difference

Penn State’s Greenhouse Growers Day, January 18, 7:30-3:00, I will be closing this wonderful day of diverse speakers from Judy Sharpton to Sinclair Adam with a speedy review of new perennials for 2018 from my perspective as a designer/client. 9 more words


18 January

Christmas in space

Christmas takes time, money… and space: even if you didn’t stock up on Christmas cards, you’ll have your decorations and the wrapping left over from last year and any presents you snaffle ahead of time. 320 more words


Our new family member...

Introducing Blue, our new cocker spaniel puppy and nephew to Cosmo.

He’s a wee adventurous soul who loves nothing better than scampering around in the garden, which he is currently accessing through the cat flap. 81 more words


Winter pruning: this week in the garden at Charleston

The garden at Charleston is like a supermodel: it always photographs well. And what a joy it was to be back in the garden this week after a winter break for us volunteers. 460 more words


Free, sustainable organic fertilizer

As organic farming gains popularity, more and more people are looking into growing plants organically. However, gardening resources – especially fertilizers – can be expensive. Luckily for you, there are many resources available in nature that are yours for the taking, and can be obtained more or less for free. 736 more words


Steeped in history . . . . .

We have just had a long weekend away to celebrate GOS’ birthday.  Not wanting to travel too far in the limited time I booked an hotel in North Wales – or rather  Ruthin Castle which was transformed into a hotel in the 1960’s.  454 more words