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Resisting temptation in favour of recycling!

After ordering a few plants or seeds a while ago from a few online fruit and veg merchants, I have been inundated with their glossy gardening catalogues ever since.  At first I was quite excited to receive these in the post (sad heh!), … Continue reading

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More space means more manure!

Sunday morning and yet again I find myself at the stables with a mission of grabbing many more bags of horse manure. The stable hands are laughing at me “saying you again”! The reason I’m back at the stables for … Continue reading

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Manure mountain!

I spent most of my morning today wearing my overalls and Wellington boots, wading knee-high in what we ‘GYO’ers call Black Gold – horse manure. An old friend of mine, mentioned that there was a pile of free manure going to anyone … Continue reading

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What to do now in January

Happy New Year to you all and my apologies for the late posting for what jobs to do now for January.  The Christmas holiday period is always a busy affair at my home and I have struggled to find the … Continue reading

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Spot light on ……Pumpkins and Squash

Winter squash come in a vast array of sizes, shapes and colours and are relatively easy to grow.  They are a member of the curcurbit family that includes cucumber, melon, marrow and courgettes. There a predominately two types of plants – bushes and trailing; both … Continue reading

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What to do now in October

Jobs to do………in October Save money by saving vegetable seeds Continue water winter crops Remove dead leaves from winter brassicas This is the best month to turn the contents of the compost bin and cover for winter. You can still … Continue reading

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It’s official…!!

Well I’m now the official owner of plot 21a and what a sight to start with! The plot is supposed to be half a plot (the other half given to someone else on Saturday) but it’s huge!!!! Still, I’m not … Continue reading

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