Tag Archives: raised beds

A hole and a wall

Suddenly, I feel the pressure is on to get jobs in the garden done. One of these was to use up the rest of the latest bokashi to add fertility to the new rhubarb bed, after it was lifted last … Continue reading

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Another use for the plastic liner

Having decided that the plastic liner I acquired for the pond is no good for this purpose, all is not lost. When I made the raised bed at the back of the garden, I was concerned about the soil rotting … Continue reading

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Another project – a slightly raised bed

You might wonder why I’ve embarked on another project when the pond is as yet waiting upon completion. Well, this new project ties into the whole because I need to do something with the soil mountain which has piled up … Continue reading

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My first raised bed

This morning was one of those times when I was so glad of my garden to take away internal anguish. A chance question by a friend’s mum left me in a state of disarray last night – but fortunately, I … Continue reading

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A day of wood

I’d wanted to go the Skelton Grange Conservation Centre, which is just down the road from me, to do their Team Green workday for a long time. However, I had always felt shy about going, even though it is run … Continue reading

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What do I do with this wood?

Last autumn we suffered strong gales. The upshot of this was a fence panel down. Could have been worse. And it didn’t take my neighbour any persuading to let me deal with the panel….. …. Which has now been residing … Continue reading

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Sunshine brings the people out

An excellent afternoon on the allotment – as much a social occasion as one for digging. Continue reading

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