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Beds, Clocks & Broomsticks

James Wong (botanist and BBC broadcaster) recently wrote an article in The Guardian, “Autumn is for beginnings”, in which he laments the …

You must remember this…

This post is dedicated to anyone who thinks their garden is too small to grow fruit and veg… or who thinks it will take years …

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 …

Black Plastic Woman

When starting a new project, they say planning and preparation is vital to the end success. They say ‘God is in the …

“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 …

‘Good for humans and nature’

‘Good for humans and nature’. Why use anything else? This is what I’ve stained the beds with. It really upgrades the cheap beds, …