Garden

How to save your tomato seeds for next year

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Well after the last post talking about saving seeds from your flower garden I thought it might be nice to follow that up for all you vegetable gardeners with a way to save your tomato seeds. So get your jam jars out again! Saving tomato seeds is a little bit […]

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How to collect flower seeds from your garden

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So I’ve been out in the garden with a jam jar this week. And it wasn’t for catching slugs. I’ve been out collecting seeds from the flowers that have passed. As gardeners, we spend a small fortune on seeds and plants for the garden, we always will but a lot […]

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Season finale 2019 – final harvest

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It’s that time again folks, the growing season here at Ar Bruadair is coming to an end, so this weekend we went about tidying, clearing out, cutting back and harvesting what needed to be harvested. I’m not going to look at it as a sad day though, instead I’m going […]

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Starting carrots in the root trainer

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Way back in March when I was getting the spring planting underway, I spoke to you about the problems I can have getting carrots and beetroot to take. Mostly due to the length of time it takes for the ground to heat up here in Scotland and the fact that […]