Author: Kate

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Be careful what you plant…..

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Well the garden is almost finished so this week we went along to Gardening Scotland and tried to force our way onto The Beechgrove Garden. It didn’t work, but we had loads of fun anyway and as usual we came home with loads of plants. Our treat this week is […]

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Our first harvest. (However small)

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Big fanfare! Last night, we ate from our own garden. (Insert trumpet fanfare) The weather seems to have turned a corner recently and the courgettes are producing fruit like it’s a fashion statement, so last night we sat out in our garden and ate courgettes which had grown on Colin […]

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Growing veggies is quite exciting

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The garden is really coming alive now with both courgette plants flowering and what looks like courgettes on them and even the dwarf French beans I’d given up on seem to be starting to sprout. The carrots now look like carrots, with their little feathery leaves and as Kate pointed […]

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Kate’s hard work

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Well this bank holiday weekend has seen some cracking weather so Kate got out and did some tweaking to the back garden. The big deal was our new picnic bench which meant on Saturday, we had a barbeque and subjected the eleven year old next door to some of our […]