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March shoots

After walking into our local town and being given the all-clear on a potential glaucoma diagnosis, then taking a delightful walk back through the park, I was struck down with what I can only think is a bout of food … Continue reading

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Bedraggled be gone!

The other day the pepper plants looked like they might still be functioning. Today they looked like this: So, to the compost bin they went. I’m happy about this as it means I can now move on. Or rather the … Continue reading

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Jubilee weekend

Yet again, I have been away for the weekend and have come back to see some developments in the garden. For one thing, the mangetout pods have grown big enough to harvest, although there are only a few of them. … Continue reading

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After a few days….

Apparently, my local reservoirs are now 98% full, if not overflowing, after all the recent rainfall, which is not only good news but makes up for the difficulty in being productive in the garden over the last few days. Some … Continue reading

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After a night away

Even after just one night away, it is always exciting to come back home and see what has been happening in the garden. I’d been kindly given more empty milk cartons to store the rainwater, so job number one was … Continue reading

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Garden taking off

The garden is starting to come to life again after the winter months. We still have some purple sprouting broccoli from last year, which is slowly coming to an end. Apart from that, we are now waiting for beetroot, radishes … Continue reading

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Companion planting

Last year, some of my strawberry plants didn’t seem to be thriving. Then I got a book on companion planting which said that garlic and strawberries were bad companions. Fortunately, the garlic, which was next to these strawberries, was in … Continue reading

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