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Happy Halloween

Louies Home Grown Pumpkins. Enough pumpkin soup to feed the street…

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Allotment

Claiming Our New Plot Yesterday!

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My favouite flowers in the garden right now

Lunaria, common name Honesty. This beautiful plant and highly scented flower is attracting our attention (and the bees) in our garden at home. Jemma and I planted the seeds last May and kind of forgot about them until this year we have this amazing display. The dried seed heads later in the year res...

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Order your seeds

If you are finding these wet and dank days of late winter a frustration to your desire to garden, then perhaps flicking through the books, magazines and catalogues will help in planning what you can do when the weather improves. If like me you have very little time to amuse yourself in this manner t...

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Our first crops at home

Having lived for many years in poky flats with out any outdoor space, it goes without saying how enjoyable it has been for me, Jem and Louie to share in new gardening experiences that are our own, now that we have a lovely south facing garden. Radish was recommended for an easy, quick first crop, [&...

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Grow your own at home!

Our first harvest of button cup mushrooms. Organically grown, and harvested in the kitchen what could be a nicer fresher way to make mushroom risotto?!Even if you haven’t the space outside for growing your own vegtables this method for growing mushrooms is quick, clean, easy and occupies very ...

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