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A Taste of Palestine

In anticipation of a trip to the Levant I felt it was essential to familiarise myself with some recipes so I started with these savoury… 217 more words

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A miniature forest of peppers

After lots of advice about how I was better off buying small pepper plants than attempting to sow seeds, because they are so tricky to grow – I planted extra for this first attempt, just to try and avoid disappointment …. 58 more words

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March Garden Guide

Dry summer heat has finally caught up with us. While deep-rooted trees are doing fine, some of the vegetables around here are starting to look pretty ratty after having been spoiled with frequent watering most of their lives. 687 more words



The hellebores are filling the ground with more appearing every week and growing taller every day. Although the blooms do tend to look downwards and are difficult to see without picking they still contribute lots to the Spring garden.   289 more words

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Fiddle Leaf Fig

I am now the proud owner of two Fiddle Leaf Fig or Ficus lyrata plants. I purchased my first one almost a year ago and just picked up another a few weeks ago. 161 more words


Stuck Inside

During the frosty, winter months here in Winnipeg, people develop a renewed acquaintance with the inside of their homes. Simply because going outside isn’t always a safe option. 680 more words


Frozen Vegetables

I never quite manage to fill the ground with produce to carry through from November to April although every year I plan to and it’s certainly my aim this year. 442 more words

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