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Not deep enough

This evening, when I checked in the raised bed I made the other day, I noticed what I suspected might happen (but which I optimistically hoped wouldn’t). Namely, an animal had been digging. I know what the attraction was: the … Continue reading

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Currants coming back to life

Over the winter, I watched the two currant bushes I had moved from a pot to a hugel bed in the forest garden. One seemed fine, while the other looked as though I might have killed it. They were only … Continue reading

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Frost pockets?

The snow which fell last night has almost gone now – good news for tomorrow’s commuters but not so good for all the hopeful children who have been longing for a Narnia landscape.      One thing I noticed this … Continue reading

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Forest Garden makeover underway

This time last year, I planted lots of strawberry runners, courtesy of Old Sleningford Farm, so that there was ground cover in my nascent forest garden. And over the summer I was really pleased to see new runners shooting out … Continue reading

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The heat is on!

Only a few days ago, my compost heap was jammed to the rafters. Then I took out a bit of almost finished compost at the bottom – the bit at the front which was accessible – but the rest will … Continue reading

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The power of the bokashi

At last, I have evidence that the bokashi bin was a good investment. The photo below features a row of mangetout that I sowed sometime in late May. They have grown to the height of about two feet max.    … Continue reading

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Soil amendment on the way

My compost bin has got a hatch on it. I’d always thought the designers of such had been wishful thinking: compost neatly sitting just behind the flap to be taken out as and when needed. Then I opened the hatch … Continue reading

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