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In the Garden - Part 1 (Spring)

So spring has sprung here in the Sisterkin household and we are more than ready to get out in the garden. We have big plans ahead this year. 388 more words



I’m not kidding. Woke up this morning to a flurry of snow….

It’s now bright sunshine, wind, clouds, sunshine. We’ve definitely had four seasons in one day today! 140 more words


Baby Steps To Self Sufficiency

It’s been a GO GO GO week, a non stop just keep swimming week. It’s been great although very full on. The weather is really changing now, with temperatures soaring to 30 degrees and the days getting longer, Summer is well and truly on it’s way. 325 more words

Finally back to my garden!

Last year, what with being pregnant and all that comes with it, I didn’t get much time to spend in the garden. We’re very lucky and have a nice big garden and a huge vegetable patch. 219 more words


Week 14 &15 - More sowing, more sprouts, not enough patience but a harvest at last!...

It’s been about 2 weeks since my last post – the shame! Whilst I love blogging, I was actually in the south of France for a long weekend and well wine drinking and sight seeing took priority and then I am also in the middle of a period of change at work which sapped my energy a bit but anyway I digress. 449 more words

Vegetable Growing

Carrots and Beetroot

Sow… I finally got round to spending some time with the vegetable patch. I started off checking which seeds were ready for sowing outside. I have grown carrots and beetroot a few years ago but didn’t have great results. 433 more words


And the winners are...

So after last weeks post about how I select what to grow I thought I would share with you what I have chosen:
1) Radish – French (breakfast 3) – radish doesn’t take long to grow, is a good filler crop between longer to germinate seeds and is a nice spicy addition to a salad. 286 more words

Vegetable Growing