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Prolific Peppers & Bee Stings

I spied a particularly fat and juicy blackberry in the patch yesterday. As I reached over to pick it, a bee swooped in and stung me right in the armpit. 256 more words



What a beautiful sunny day it was here in West Cork. A great day for the market and for buying some more plants for the winter plot. 234 more words

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Blackberries, Dilly Beans and Babies

I stayed with my daughter for a few days, helping with her new baby.    I’d forgotten how exhausting being on call around the clock with a newborn can be.   291 more words


Save the Blueberries!

I planted three blueberry plants in my perennial garden this May. Who doesn’t love fresh blueberries? Or blueberry jam, or blueberries on ice cream. Yum. 392 more words

Organic Gardening

Soil recipe-3: This egg extract can boost your plant growth

Soil Recipes is a useful how-to-do-it manual on soil nutrition and maintenance authored by Goa-based organic farmer ISA ALVARES and published by The Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI). 367 more words

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Home composting: Replace kitchen waste bin with EcoBin, let Bokashi bloom in your garden

There is a distinct pride I enjoy whenever I tell our housekeepers, “No kitchen waste today.” And that happens quite often these days.

If all of us were to replace our kitchen waste bin with a composting bin and if all of the commercial establishments did in situ wet waste management, 60-65 per cent of the global garbage problem gets solved in a few days. 1,933 more words

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