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This Year’s Veg

A little while ago, Marshalls very kindly offered to send me some of their new vegetable seed varieties to try out in the garden this year; I confess to leaping at the chance as it seemed like a perfect opportunity to get out of a seed-buying … Continue reading

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New Flower Bed: Update

It is hard to believe that it was way back in March when I wrote about planning two new flowers beds in the vegetable garden. I had to put the hours in digging over the beds and making preparations for the new additions … Continue reading

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Peas from the garden

This year is the first time we’ve grown peas from seed and they’ve been a resounding success. Picking them has become a daily ritual in the last week or so and is especially enjoyable in the early evening when the … Continue reading

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Part 2

Slightly later than planned, but I’m back with Part 2 of my post about The Chelsea Flower Show: this time with my highlights from inside the Grand Pavilion. With a vague threat of rain on the day, a lot of … Continue reading

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A moment in the garden

My favourite time of day right now is the early evening. After tucking the kids into bed I usually have some time before my husband arrives home, so I wander down to the vegetable garden to enjoy it by the fading … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Relish

Our ‘Victoria’ rhubarb, which was planted early last year, is really getting into its stride at the moment and we’ve been able to start picking it recently. We can only harvest lightly this year, as the plants are still establishing, but … Continue reading

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