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Last years potatoes

I was tidying up the vegetable area and found lots of giant potatoes, which I had missed, hiding in the soil. It was like finding lost treasure!   25 more words


We're on the tube! ...YouTube that is.

So the Secret Garden camera, media dude AKA Dan Paris has knocked up a little video and the Secret Garden web guru, social media manager AKA me, Tanya has magic-ed a YouTube channel into existance. 88 more words

Kids In The Garden

Waking the garden up

Its at this time in the turn of the seasons that gardeners and allotmenteers the world over start to turn their attentions not to the crops carefully brought through the winter but to the new crops to be grown the forthcoming year.   402 more words

General Blog Posts

Seed potatoes

I enjoy this time of year, the promise of the gardening ahead.  I have bought my potatoes ready to put in the garden, and they are nestled in my potting shed chitting away. 166 more words


New raspberries for the new year

I finally convinced my slughunter to help me with building a support for my new raspberry canes. They are made from old loft rafters taken out of the neighbours house when they had an extension put in. 93 more words


Vegetable Gardening version 2, 2017

Giving this gardening thing another go, we relocated our vegetable beds and fruit trees to the other face of the house. This is a sunnier position and looks promising. 84 more words


Endings and New Beginnings

It’s been a busy and strange time in our home over the last few months with ups and downs.  We navigated the joy of Christmas where I was amazed to actually be off over the enter Christmas days despite working in the emergency services (shh don’t say anything incase anyone finds out).   633 more words