Gardening

OK, Garden, What now?

May 9, 2011 // Gardening

This post is NOT part of a series on The Alternative Vote Referendum on May 5th. I have a post on that brewing up for publication over the next day or so, so stay tuned for that. This post is about something only slightly less depressing: the state of my garden. I’ve nursing an injury and…

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Our garden delivers!

June 24, 2008 // Gardening

We’ve been chomping on salad from the garden for the last few weeks. It was incredibly easy to grow the salad: Get a few growbags (£5) Get some seeds (£3 – actually I got a load of Rocket seeds for Christmas) Sprinkle the seeds onto the growbags Sprinkle water on the growbags. Forget about them…

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Purple Broccoli

April 22, 2008 // Gardening

After my tomato crop was wiped out in the summer, I decided to plant some carrots and broccoli to grow during the autumn. The broccoli’s almost ready to eat, and we’ve got the steamer on standby! This stuff usually retails for quite a pretty penny, and it’s usually best cooked fresh from the garden. We’ve…

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A Fresh Start!

March 16, 2008 // Gardening

You may have read about the thrilling and gripping adventures I had in the garden last year here. Well this year, I’m starting early. I had already prepared the frozen soil by digging it up in late February. Now, I’ve pulled together something that vaguely resembles a project plan for my garden. Yesterday, I sauntered out of the…

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What a shame…

August 27, 2007 // Gardening

I've been growing tomatoes in my garden. Some from seedlings and some germinated from seed. I had about 10 large tomato plants in my garden and another colony at my parents (I couldn't fit all the seedlings in pots in my garden). Within the past few days, I've lost almost all the plants in my…

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Yummy!

July 22, 2007 // Gardening

Sorry I’ve been off the radar a bit recently. Several factors have contributed to this: Work taking up more and more time than ever Hayfever making me drowsy and unmotivated The heat in my attic meaning that I can’t stand being on the computer The sunshine keeping me outdoors and away from my computer Facebook…

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