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Come for a walk around our June garden

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Well it definitely feels like summer is here, well it did until a couple of days ago and it basically hasn’t stopped raining (and thunderstorms) since. But you know, it was lovely until then. So come for a wee wander around the garden with me and let’s see how those […]

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Foxgloves from seed to extravaganza

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Our garden is currently awash with blooms and I’m pretty excited so I have to share it with you. Cause you know, that’s the rules. Awash I tell you! Remember way back last autumn when I took you around with me and collected seeds from some of the flower heads, […]

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The March garden update

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And we’re off…. we have things growing – hurrah! It’s probably just me, but I definitely feel like the weather changed on Friday (first day of spring) and generally, the garden just feels like it’s about to come to life. It’s like I can just feel the energy building out […]

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January is always seedanuary

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January at Ar Bruadair is always a time for reflection on the year past and the excitement of the year to come. It’s January when the seed orders get placed and plans are underway. So go grab a cuppa and a wee biscuit or two and let’s get started.

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Let’s have a look back at 2019 so far

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It’s not the end of the year, so it may seem a little silly to be looking back over 2019, however, when you are a gardener you are always reflecting and the end of one season and the start of the next is the perfect opportunity. March It’s hard to […]

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Decoding garden seed packets & catalogues

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Part 2 of information on your seed packets. Right now it’s early morning, so it’s still dark outside. The wind is wiping hard enough around the garden that I can hear it quite clearly indoors. It’s cold and there are next to no leaves on the trees I can just […]