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Massive Garden Clean Up

It may come as no surprise that a newborn baby takes over you life. Perhaps you can just about keep on top of some of the housework but for me during winter the garden was completely neglected. 98 more words


Aromatic Herb for March; Spring Herb: Cicely {Myrrhis odorata}

Also, Known As:

  • Anise Fern
  • British Myrrh
  • Cicely
  • Cow Chervil
  • Garden Myrrh
  • Shepherd’s Needle
  • Smooth Cicely
  • Sweet Bracken
  • Sweet Chervil
  • Sweet Cicely
  • Sweet Myrrh

The plant called the sweet cicely is a hardy and robust herb. 1,582 more words


Getting ready for winter in the garden

Early autumn marks the change from the summer growing season of tomatoes, zucchinis, eggplants, cucumbers, beans etc to the wonderful winter world of brassicas. In order to get the best out of your winter veggie garden, there are a few important steps to take. 363 more words



Spring is finally here.

The toddler and I are equally happy

digging in the garden

with dirt under our fingernails

and warm sunshine in our hair. 41 more words


Thumbs of green

A couple of people have mentioned my “green thumb” recently. It reminded me that I’ve fallen back into the social-media habit of only posting the successes of my li’l uglyfood garden (which are delightful and important to celebrate). 347 more words

In Which The Husband Begins Assembling Something

The Husband and The Little Fulla had been doing something out the front for rather a while and I was enjoying sitting and writing my blog in the peace and quiet. 406 more words


Protecting my produce with raised garden bed covers

I have built a number of different sized garden beds, using the materials we had leftover from the shed build. This meant that the sizes and designs of the frames had to differ as well. 1,062 more words