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Compost makers: Bokashi bins

  In my compost repertoire I have two Bokashi bins, which I’ve been using for over 10 years . These are a Japanese invention, originally …

Preparing the ground

We’ve had an incredible week of sunshine, and I’ve been taking every opportunity to get on with jobs around the garden, preparing …

For peat’s sake!

I read a fantastic post today on blog Middle Sized Garden, by journalist and author Alexandra Campbell. The post is all about “guilt free” …

Life imitating art

Cubism in compost? Who knew wormeries were the real inspiration for the Cubist movement? Click on the images to enlarge

“No dig” at DMV

Despite the name of my blog, I’m a big fan of the “no dig” method of gardening. All my vegetable beds have …

Where there’s muck

“Where there’s muck there’s brass”. This old saying is something I experienced literally back in my Mulberry days, when I used to …

One potato, two potato…

    This morning I emptied the remaining early potato bags and got my daughter to help me do a potato count.  The …