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I was so excited this evening it was difficult for me to focus on work in the garden. Ironic really considering the reason for my excitement (the Permaculture Design Course I am going to do next year) but there you … Continue reading

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Filling up the shelves

I felt in a bad mood when I got home from work this evening. And the best thing I could do was get my gardening gloves on and sort out more seedlings.    On Saturday, I had placed the newly … Continue reading

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Compost in the potting area

Oh, the thrill! When was the last time I sat on the patio and sowed seeds? Rhetorical question – I can’t remember and the point is that 2015 in the garden, or rather on the windowsills, is starting to happen … Continue reading

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The emerging aubergine

About a month ago, the first aubergine flower appeared. I tickled it and waited for a purple fruit to follow. The flower dropped off and so did the next. But then one didn’t. Instead the base grew fatter and harder … Continue reading

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Aubergine excitement

I seem to spend a lot of time waiting and wondering, especially as I am growing one or two new things this year. At last, however, there are more than just leaves on the strongest aubergine plant. I hope now … Continue reading

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Early morning potting

Are you a lark or an owl? Not sure I am either but over the last couple of days I’ve been getting up super early to do some gardening before breakfast. So, now all the tomato plants have been potted … Continue reading

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An aubergine has sprouted!

I wrote this post full of excitement, but unfortunately the aubergine has since died. Or perhaps it never was an aubergine but a week that germinated in the compost. Never mind – I will try again next year! I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Gardening starts in earnest for 2013

Today, we made it to one of my favourite garden centres for some seeds. I had hoped to obtain okra as well as aubergine but I think I will need to try somewhere a little more specialist for the former. … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

This week we have had snow. It has been cold and there has been disruption – and here are the most amazing flowers I have ever seen, right on my own windowsill. The windowsill is south-facing and we have had … Continue reading

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