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Finally...A Succulent Garden!

When I was a kid, my Mother planted a cactus garden as a birthday present for my Dad one year. It was just a simple 2 tiered arrangement in pots that sat on the back outdoor setting. 308 more words


Signs of Life

A polystyrene fish delivery box found on the street is perfect for my Sarah Raven ‘Bonanza’ dahlia collection.

I sat the tubers on 20 cm John Innes compost and then covered with another 30 cm and watered them. 279 more words

Cut Flower Gardening

Pruning the Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'.

Spring is definitely in the air today with the sun shining on new herbaceous foliage emerging through the soil and tiny buds on the lilac tree and daffodils on the point of opening. 281 more words

Cut Flower Gardening

Two ways for an endless supply of sage

You can propagate herbs using a couple of methods, either by placing the herb stem directly into a small pot of soil, or by placing the herb stem into a cup of water. 399 more words

One Day At A Time

Propagating Succulents | part one

I’ve been working on writing this post for a while! I often share pictures of my Succulents and cactus pals on Instagram – like every self respecting blogger! 814 more words

How to propagate basil - no more buying basil seedlings

When I started gardening I knew nothing about the benefits of propagation. I did not know what it was or how easy it is to turn one cutting into a new plant. 345 more words

One Day At A Time

Starting Your Seeds Indoors This Winter

Expert answers to your herb-growing questions.

Q.  This year I want to grow some of my herb plants from seeds. What are the steps to starting seeds over the winter? 677 more words