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The Eco Gardener


Changing faces of a garden

That shows us colour all year through

Keeping pace with weeding and

All other things we do


Dead heading your flower beds… 161 more words


Vegetable Garden: bumper crop!

I am officially a queen of vegetables, since I’ve been crowned by my husband and those who saw my vegetable garden this year. Hard work had paid off eventually. 770 more words

Organic Garden

Two must-make, must-eat delicious tomato recipes

Two excellent recipes for the tomato-lovers who are in the middle of their summertime harvest. 

Both submissions were accepted by Grit Magazine to appear on their website. 127 more words

Botanical Interests

A week in the sun

This week has been beautiful. We’ve eaten most of our meals in the garden, enjoying the birdsong and daises. I can just about pretend that the murmurings of cars are just the sea roaring gently. 331 more words

A Life To Live

After-schools gardening club

In the local primary school, we have started an after-schools gardening club as part of the school’s biodiversity green-school project.

With over 40 (about a third of the school) children attending it takes a bit of organising, but thankfully other parents have come on board to help out. 281 more words


Grow It Yourself Whenever Possible

When going as “natural and chemical free as possible” you want ingredients that are pesticide free. So another tip from me is: Grow It Yourself Whenever Possible. 750 more words

Chemical Free Living