Category Archives: Information

How do you like your eggs??

Personally I’m partial to a boiled egg or two but I love scrambled eggs every now and again. I especially love cooking with eggs just so I can build up my collection of shells destined for use on my plot. … Continue reading

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Seed Merchants

December is a relatively slow month for tasks within the garden, but this gives us a great opportunity to pour over the seed catalogues in preparation for what we would like to grow next year. Seed merchants normally distribute their … Continue reading

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Onion fly attack

A few weeks ago I harvested and rescued what I could from my onion and garlic crop due to an attack from the onion fly.  I always tend to plant the majority of my onions and garlic in October to allow them … Continue reading

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National Chip Week 17th – 23rd February

Oh darn it! Last week was National Chip Week and I so wanted to write a post to coincide with this event but with it being half term, and me not getting in front of a pc for the week, … Continue reading

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National Garden Week

After watching an episode of gardeners world on BBC, Monty don reminded me that it was National Garden Week this week and the main focus was to encourage more people to grow wildflowers within their garden. Many wild flowers are … Continue reading

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Spot light on ……Cabbages

World cabbage day is celebrated today, 17th February and in the words of another who is also intrigued by this day “it is a day when the pleasure and simplicity of the cabbage is celebrated”. So in celebration of this … Continue reading

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Enriching your soil with leaf mould

Autumn is the time of year that I used to absolutely dread. I used to be in constant battle with the trees that grow outside the front of my house on the grass verge. For weeks there would be times … Continue reading

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Give thanks for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated across the pond with our cousins in America and Canada, where people give thanks for what they have. It is a family orientated holiday, sometimes celebrated more than the Christmas period where people take … Continue reading

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Lois Lane….I’m after your job!

Well guys, it’s official!  I’m now a newspaper journalist!  I have just posted my first newspaper article and feel really chuffed that the editor accepted to publish my work.  You can read the first ever article here. My blog originally … Continue reading

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Effective mulching

Not only do weeds in the garden look unsightly but they can also affect the growth of your plants by competing for water and nutrients. Mulching around plants is an effective way of preventing weeds from appearing on the surface … Continue reading

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