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You Can’t Be Too Organised

You Can’t Be Too Organised

Today has been another really productive day! I’ve learnt that you can’t be too organised in gardening. Although spring seems ages away there are actually plenty of things that can be done and if you’re not organised, before you know it you’ve missed countless opportunities and are up to your eyes in jobs you should … Continue reading

Free Substitutes

Free Substitutes

Just because gardening can be an expensive hobby doesn’t mean it has to be. There are loads of things that can be substituted from bits of rubbish from around the house. These items are just as good as more expensive alternatives if not better most of the time. All you need is a bit of … Continue reading

Thompson & Morgan Top 5 Plants for 2014

Thompson & Morgan Top 5 Plants for 2014

Last week I ordered lots of seed catalogues from different companies and in the last couple of day’s they’ve started coming through the letterbox. I wrote in a previous blog post where I plan to get most of my seeds from this year but I’m using the catalogues as inspiration for new ideas. The first … Continue reading

Save Some Money On Seeds

Save Some Money On Seeds

January is nearly over, that means spring is here on its way s-l-o-w-l-y. It’s not long now till we can finally start sowing some seeds, I know that for some people they have already been able to start because they have heated greenhouses and special lighting equipment – I unfortunately do not have that luxury … Continue reading

Strawberries – Which Are The Best?

Strawberries – Which Are The Best?

Summer is certainly here and the strawberry season has just peaked. With the end of Wimbledon most people are harvesting strawberries and some have all but finished. In our allotment though we haven’t been able to try any of our berries yet as they’re still green but getting there. As you may already know, we’ve … Continue reading

Allotment!!!

Allotment!!!

Hello again, What a nice week it’s been, the sun hasn’t stopped shinning and there hasn’t been a cloud in the sky. Lets hope it continues (touch wood) we deserve it! As you may already know we applied for an allotment at the beginning of last year and have been waiting patiently ever since. Well, … Continue reading

Long Time No See…

Long Time No See…

Well hello there, I would just like to apologise for our absence, we have all been so busy and unfortunately haven’t been able to find the time over the last 6 months or so to keep up with our blog. Thats all about to change. With winter finally gone and the start of spring (despite … Continue reading