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Catching up… and falling behind

Progress on one front is always balanced by a lag on another. The sun only shines at erratic intervals in the UK, you need to get out there and get to work. 164 more words

Writing Notes

First crop - not quite a bushel and a peck!

Having never really grown anything before with any degree of success, the first ‘crops’ I’m now reaping the benefit of are a true joy and personal accomplishment. 964 more words

What are the Top 10 Houseplants?

Posted By Andrew McIndoe @ 7:58 on January 16th 2015
Category: Back to Basics, Blog, Indoor Gardening

10 Easiest Houseplant To Grow.

Somehow gardeners and houseplants just don’t mix. 1,093 more words


Times They Are a Changing

Isn’t it funny how we change?  I spent my life around gardeners, but didn’t really develop a love for it until about 15 years ago.  I think it happened when I finally was able to call a space my own.   243 more words


Starting out.

Here’s what we plan to grow:

  • Aubergines. Three varieties: Rosa Bianca (a fat round one), Little Fingers (baby aubergines, one of my favourite veg, amazing on a bbq), and Black Beauty (your regular old long one, apaz a “dependable cropper”, according to good old Mark Diancono).
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Gardening jobs for... March

There is an old farmers’ saying March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Cold, windy, wet days are occasionally interrupted (as today) with a blast of warm sun. 347 more words