Tag Archives: blackberry bush

The rise and fall of the leaf

First, the current success: The lettuce are doing well at the moment. As with the onions, I have been deliberating over the necessity of a cloche. In a few nights the night time temperatures are expected to drop to three … Continue reading

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Hugelkultur and the blackberry bush

After I had dug out the last of the hawthorn bush at the back of the garden, I felt relieved that I wouldn’t have to do anymore heavy digging. But I forgot about the blackberry bush, which was taking up … Continue reading

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Bramble patch solved!

Yesterday, at the permaculture farm I had the idea of planting strawberry plants round the blackberry bush after I move it to its new location in order to cut down on the number of weeds. However, the immediate snag was … Continue reading

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Blame it on the couch grass!

Whilst out in the garden this evening, I decided to start digging part of the ground where the lawn used to be – in readiness for the tomatoes to go in sometime next month. In the process, I noticed couch … Continue reading

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Tidying up

Last Sunday, I was determined to continue the good work I had started earlier in the weekend. Repotting was a priority: the palm my dad had given me last summer was breaking the pot it had been housed in. So, … Continue reading

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