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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 […]

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April comes and the garden springs to life

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I know that the blog has been relatively quiet on the gardening front of recent but that definitely doesn’t means that nothing has been happening. Just that nothing unusual has been happening that I thought you may want to read about. Last year wasn’t a great year in terms of […]

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Quick update – the seedlings, one week on

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Just a very quick update for you, it’s been a week since we planted our first seeds and already we have some life. As usual it’s the courgettes at the front of the race with good strong looking plants. I always worry about the tomatoes, they start off looking so […]

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Is that spring I’m feeling?

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It’s only the beginning of February but I swear there’s a feeling of spring in the air. (Well come on we haven’t really had a winter have we?) and with the approach of spring comes the hive of activity to get the garden ready for the coming year. So anything […]

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Let the New Year begin

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Time to get organised and start planting veggies – woot! The weather isn’t great just now, but I’m trying to at least keep on top of the bits and pieces that I can do. I’ve got tomato plants sprouting in the greenhouse, my garlic is all sprouting nicely so I’ve […]