Category: Gardening

Electronics, Gardening and Lifestyle

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Garden irrigation – olla pots in place.

It was @riverflows that brought these to my attention (thanks 😬) via a few posts during her garden updates that mentioned olla pots earlier on in the year. From her success using them and a little bit of research i decided i wanted to utilise these in my garden. Not only will they help save on…
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April 23, 2019 0
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Greenhouse update – Raised beds and sowing seeds

I mentioned in a previous post that i could sort out the raised beds until i was paid at the end of the month. well… that didn’t go to plan and i ended up buying the wood anyway. To be fair though the sooner these plants are in the soil the sooner they will provide…
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April 21, 2019 0
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Garden Journal 2019 – last of the spring clean

This was all the work i got done last week, due to work commitments though i didn’t manage to get this garden journal update posted… so itll be followed up shortly with another from this weekend. Really starting to feel good about the year, as the temperatures are warming up and things are starting to…
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April 19, 2019 0
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Greenhouse Update – Digging out the beds and sowing seeds

  well the greenhouse is starting to fill up with clutter… who cares though as its garden related clutter and this makes me so happy. 😊 Pots, trays, compost and seeds this may look like choas to some but it brings me comfort and a feeling of security in my own weird way. In this post…
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April 9, 2019 0
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DIY Greenhouse data logger – update 1 week in.

  It used to be that i’d head to the greenhouse with a pocket full of seeds and cup full of coffee, these days its a laptop and pocket full of cables. It’ll be worth it though just wait!!! It’d been 4 days since i plugged my little test data logger in and i was…
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April 8, 2019 0
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Garden journal 2019 – Early sowing update!

Well this is bloody typical and hasn’t went to plan, some of the chilli seeds never germinated and its been well over a month now…  its probably a good thing as another 10+ plants in the house for the next month or two would of probably cost me my marriage. Garden journal 2019 April week…
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April 7, 2019 0

Growlog2019 – Final March Garden Update

Well its that time of week where i’m missing spending time in the garden all ready so how about a garden update. looking through the pictures taken and sharing them with yourselves brings me great joy. Very much my natural medicine, a place of clarity and reflection. I’d eluded in a previous post that i…
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April 2, 2019 0
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Building my own greenhouse data logger

A bad back threw out the opportunity to get digging in the greenhouse this weekend. Rather than sulking i ended up throwing this nifty little greenhouse data logger together. This will be a fun little project to develop over time and on those days i can’t get out into the garden. (currently 6 of 7 😣)…
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April 1, 2019 0

Greenhouse Update – Fitting the solar vent openers 🌞

  Well the usual chaos of a week just not being long enough. I did however manage to get both of the greenhouse solar vent openers installed. If you have a greenhouse, cold frame, heck anything that needs a window opening when its hot, you should Check these out. Bayliss XL greenhouse solar vent openers Bayliss Xl…
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March 31, 2019 0
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Jute twine in the garden, a change for the better 🌻

  As i’m on a quest to make everything i do more environmentally friendly, sustainable i keep finding new ways to reduce this impact, on the list this time was jute twine. One thing that i realised i did that wasn’t great was in the garden. Funny that something like growing my own fruit and…
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March 29, 2019 0