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August: Garden update

We are definitely having an early autumn this year. Leaves are already beginning to turn and blackberries are ripening. While the summer seems warmer than last year, these last few weeks have been showery with very few dry or really warm days. 271 more words


Mindful Lady Garden.

Like with all our lives things get in the way, work takes over, boats leak and almost sink (yes that happened to Lucy and Bunbury!) or you just generally run out of time and before you know it it’s the summer and you’ve done sod-all in the way of being creative or doing things for yourself. 507 more words

Growing your own organic foods introduction

This year, I was fortunate enough to learn about an urban plot. It has been a challenge as I have to practice organic gardening and no chemical pesticides. 405 more words


Day 10: Harvesting

Earlier in the year we got creative with the planting in our garden to provide us with some home grown produce.  It was a whole family effort, E and M especially enjoyed the seed sowing and watering! 107 more words

Curing Olives

Well…I have an amazing tree. It was planted about 9 years ago. It’s so pretty, even if it is growing on an angle, and it has only produced 8 fruit in all that time. 428 more words


The Concept

This is not a new concept- growing your own food, and while it is something that is not as common a it was, it is changing. 151 more words

Background And Information

Propagating A Post – work in progress

Before we can post about growing your own food, we need to have something to show you. So in late March this is about as far as 2017’s vegetables have progressed.  71 more words

Finding The Basics