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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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Let 2014’s veggies get growing

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Well right on queue as I started planning for the garden, the snow came. Luckily we haven’t been hit in Musselburgh but coming home from Edinburgh on Friday I felt like Scott of the Antartic and it’s definately feeling quite nippy outdoors. Not to be disheartened though, all I am […]

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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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Winter is coming

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Today was the last harvest day of the year, time to dig up the last of the root veg and empty the beds ready for winter. We did not bad considering it’s October, we got a good haul of carrots (which are destined for Kate’s Carrot and orange soup) and […]

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Random things growing and late summer colour

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It’s late summer and the garden is still awash with colour and life, although it’s almost all plant life. The little birds we usually share the garden with have all but disappeared. We have a few flowers which we’ve grown for the first time this year but which have definitely […]