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What is MULCH and why do it?

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A beginner’s guide to mulch. What is it and why would I do it? Let’s look at both organic and inorganic mulches and talk about why you should and, how to mulch in both the vegetable garden and in the flower beds. Straw, gravel (grit), bark or weed proof membrane. […]

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How well do you know me?

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During lockdown, I did a zoom interview with Georgie from Rhino greenhouses. I say interview, basically we both just nattered about the garden, how we got into gardening and the joys it brings. Related Posts:New greenhouse: we’ve got a rhino in the gardenCome for a walk around our June gardenHappy […]

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So how hot does my greenhouse get?

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I’m starting to get organised for the colder months coming and I’m spending a bit of time taking stock of the garden, of what’s hardy and can stay outside and what will need a wee bit of love and support once the weather turns. I’ve started planning what I can […]

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Autumn is coming

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OK it’s September. Someone want to explain to me how that happened? I can’t be the only person who hasn’t quite managed to get out of April yet, surely? As you guys know, September is usually the month where we start winding down in the garden. The tomatoes and peppers […]

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Changing things up just a tiny bit

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It’s been forever since we did any major jobs in the garden, I think replacing the raised beds might have been the only big job for a few years now. We managed to get things how we wanted them quite early on, so it’s meant we didn’t really have to […]