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Daffodils and sprouts

A lovely sunny day at the allotment this morning – though the wind was still very chilly. The daffodils are coming on, though they’re not quite in flower as yet – too exposed even in this sunshine. 273 more words

Allotments

The Dark Side Of Flowers

Smell the rot
beneath the roses,
steeped in mud
around the bower.
festoon the arbor
all you’d like
the stench remains
through eyes’ delight.
arranged bouquets… 12 more words

Poetry

"If we don't have hope, there will be none."

This week’s guest writer is Dan Wiens, Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator for MCC. He is also a farmer.  

This week I am traveling to Southern Africa to visit farmers who have been impacted by two successive years of drought. 605 more words

Mennonite Central Committee

Minimal mulch

No deep frosts this week so we hoed round the plot today, though actually there weren’t that many weeds. K also mulched the asparagus bed … 146 more words

Allotments

5 Things to Know Before Buying Mulch

When you put some mulch over the soil where your plants sit, there are numerous benefits. Mulch insulates and keeps the temperature steady thus shielding the roots from hot spells and cold snaps. 379 more words

Mulch

Areas Of Application Of Mulch

Mulch has very many uses in very many different areas. The greatest determinant of where it is applied or used is what it is made of. 395 more words

Mulch

Nooga Garlic

This is my garlic at mid winter in an el nino year. I don’t mulch garlic through the winter. Rotting bulbs can result from our combination of frequent winter rains and heavy clay soil. 137 more words

Gardening