Tag: seeds

Garden

Hardiness zones, what can I grow?

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January is the perfect time for sitting with a mug of tea, a couple of biscuits (ok, ok a plate) and a pile of seed catalogues (or as Kate calls them, garden porn). Just browsing those wonderful blasts of colour and potential beauty is enough to keep me going all […]

Garden

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 […]

Garden

Petunias – the growing from seed adventure

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This year’s experiment was to grow the flowers for our hanging baskets ourselves rather than buy plants from our local garden centre. This would be the first time we’d grown flowers from seed so it was a bit of l new adventure for us and as usual I went into […]

Food & Drink, kitchen, Recipe

Oat breakfast bar treats

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Our oaty breakfast bars are perfect as my energy boosting breakfast after my morning cycle. They started life as the Peanut butter booster bars from River Cottage but I have tweaked these so that they are more like a flapjacks and filled with the things I like. The oats help […]

Eli going over and updating her garden log
Garden

Reviews, thoughts, recommendations and the year so far

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We’re now entering August which for us is usually a time of abundance from the garden. Unfortunately this year things don’t seem to be following that timetable, although that’s not to be said that things have been a complete wash out. At this time each year, I stop to review […]