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My patch

Along with the greenhouse, I also inherited a vegetable patch which is the perfect beginner size. After studying my book The Veg Grower’s Almanac, and considering my (small) crop rotation (beans/peas/fruiting vegetable and brassicas and root vegetables), I chose from each category and began. 179 more words


Funshui your veggies

C- When you start to breed your children like rabbits you can’t keep them all in one room. We decided that they needed thier own sections. 68 more words


[Garden Update] Kale in Winter

The severely-neglected veggie patch has been doing well without me. The kale are thriving in these wintry conditions. My favourite part is: it’s too cold for bugs. 15 more words

My Life In Australia

June: It's very much about the garden and the nature around us

The Potager is doing really well and I am loving it. I never thought I would get so much satisfaction from it.
With the summer’s weather under way we needed to find a way to get some water. 123 more words


Memories Are Made Of This...

WHAT is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare?— …

Our dad was fond of this poem, standing at the kitchen sink, surveying the garden, waiting for the watering can to fill before returning to the veg patch. 219 more words


Attack of the aphids!

I have never seen so many aphids as are underneath the large saucer-shaped leaves of my nasturtiums. It’s like a whole world under there! I am priding myself on single-handedly thinning the population for the other allotmenteers! 166 more words