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For the love of growing my own food

About 5 months ago I started on this journey of trying to grow my own vegetable garden. I have always imagined becoming self sustainable. My grandparents in Portugal grow their own veggies, make their own wine, grow their own olives (well they have the olive trees and send off the olives to be prepared I think), harvest their own cork, collect their own eggs and need I say nurture their own meat. 1,080 more words

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The Garden So Far

I know it is probably a boring post to make but I am showing off our garden this year. We were’t sure if there would be much of one, since we weren’t going to be planting as much, but it looks like the garden is doing what gardens do – GROW. 165 more words

Do It Yourself

I love today

My heart beats with warmth and love today. There is a dizzy feeling of comforting intoxication. I like many things today. I appreciate many things today within and without and it feels contained and safe. 230 more words

Garden Box Replacement

As most of you know by now, I garden in boxes and containers. One of the first boxes I built when I moved in here finally gave out on me. 45 more words

20 Vertical Gardening Ideas for Turning a Small Space into a Big Harvest

Given how densely built up a fair number of the estates in Basildon can be, we don’t always have the space we would like in our back gardens. 84 more words

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20 Vertical Gardening Ideas for Turning a Small Space into a Big Harvest

Given how densely built up Stanford-le-Hope and Corringham can be in parts, we don’t always have the space we would like in our back gardens. If you’re into growing your own food, that can prove to be a real problem. 38 more words

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Growing your own food

On the estates we operate on in Basildon, one of our key aims is to encourage residents to start growing their own food. If you have access to a garden, once you can secure tools, seeds and help if needed, you can make a start. 480 more words

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