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African Violets

We moved into our new house a year and a half ago and over the last few months I have been rebuilding my indoor plants. I had to pass on my plants before the move because we would be in transit anywhere from six months on and I didn’t want them to suffer. 250 more words

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Propagating Gypsy Pepper plants...

Well, I was sad to see a good size branch on my Gypsy Pepper plant snapped in a storm. I had even looked at in the morning and thought I needed to tie it to a support. 260 more words


Keeping Up With Planting

A couple of posts back I mentioned that there was hardly a spare patch of ground with leeks, albeit the size of match sticks, filling all the empty spaces. 274 more words

Cut Flower Gardening

June Garden Guide

What a frosty start to winter! Here’s hoping this means good fruit set for all the cool temperate fruit trees this year.

All sorts of goodies have been turning up around here lately – some seasonal, some surprising – as we swap and share with family and friends. 570 more words


How to grow lemons, from shop bought lemons!

Lemons are a slow growing plant, so this is a project for patient people or those with a little spare time on their hands.

Why would you want to grow your own lemons? 319 more words