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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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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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March Garden update – seedlings

  Well this will just be a short one but i wanted to share with you where I’m at, ill be doing another update next week and ill add in all the other bits from the garden that aren’t in this post. My time at home is limited and one thing i was concerned about…
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March 28, 2019 0
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Rooting cuttings with honey – Is it the bees knees?

Ooh, I love plants and want so many plants that every space I see needs a plant in it. preferably an edible one too. This could get expensive or take a long time to establish from seeds so let’s talk about rooting cuttings. What are cuttings Cuttings are a piece of the plant either the stem, leaves or…
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March 26, 2019 0
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Aloe Vera in the natural medicine toolkit

Ever burnt your self so bad in the sun or kitchen that removing the afflicted limb seemed like the only choice?  I sure have. 😰 It’s one of those things that I should know better being a keen outdoor person, cook and most important protector of a small adventurous child… Sure I’m great at protecting our…
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March 10, 2019 0
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Growing Garlic and Onions in 2019

  Well, its that time of year when seeds are sown and bulbs are planted all in preparation for, fingers crossed, the great growing season ahead. This time around I’m getting ahead on the garlic onions and shallots.   Growing Garlic Once these two enormous bulbs were split down the were set to be planted 4-6 a square…
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February 27, 2019 0