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Tips for Growing with the Moon in December

The veggies still in the garden are looking good, the bolting leeks have all been frozen ready to go in soups and casseroles...

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moon_grower

1 Dec, 2011
Moon_grower

Beanz meanz....full freezer!

100_7781

Well! what a summer that was for vegetables! All over bar the shouting except for the winter veg....swede, parsnips, leeks....

22 comments

Troddles

14 Sep, 2011
Troddles

Growing with the Moon in September 2011

Carol_digging_09

So we did get the odd warm, sunny day and I got into the garden to lift some early potatoes! Now with September on the horizon...

2 comments

moon_grower

31 Aug, 2011
Moon_grower

Small Harvest

Harvest_aug._2011_002

I just took a wander down our garden while wondering what to do for dinner tonight-and there it all was! There's plenty...

18 comments

nariz

18 Aug, 2011
Nariz

Growing with the Moon in August 2011

Tips for growing with the Moon in August Plant your flower bulbs whether in pots or the garden on 6 – 7 August Use a proprietary...

13 comments

moon_grower

3 Aug, 2011
Moon_grower

The vegetable garden in July

David_the_bb_

After the devastation in the garden due to the 15 metre leylandii tree landing in it during the gales I thought you would...

17 comments

moon_grower

6 Jul, 2011
Moon_grower

Have made an allotment on my patio

Hi everyone, this is my first blog about my patio garden and I would like to share with you my progress and to all us novices...

14 comments

greenfingers123

23 Jun, 2011
Greenfingers123

Tips for Growing with the Moon in June

To ensure grass grows back more slowly, cut it on a date favourable to flower plants or, if this is not possible, when the...

0 comments

moon_grower

31 May, 2011
Moon_grower

What to do when in your Moon Garden in May

Thin out your carrots and parsnips on a root day (4 – 6 (am), 13 – 14, 22 – 23 and 31 (after 11am) – 2 June), I know...

20 comments

moon_grower

3 May, 2011
Moon_grower

Adventures with radishes

The_vegetable_plot_1

I spent the very best part of the 70s in front of my television set entranced by “The Good Life”, so when we got our...

10 comments

sussexsarah

17 Apr, 2011
Sussexsarah

Growing with the Moon 11 - 18 April

Cabbage_seedlings

Planting and pricking out is best done when the moon is descending which is from 11 – 21 but avoiding the perigee on 17....

3 comments

moon_grower

11 Apr, 2011
Moon_grower

Tips for Growing with the Moon in April

Growing by the moon is not always as easy as just doing what you feel like when you feel like it but, in my experience, the...

4 comments

moon_grower

31 Mar, 2011
Moon_grower

Growing my own!! March 2011 :-)

Dsc_0125

My first blog and I hope not tooooooo boring! Very productive it feels so far on the grow your own side, So far up on my...

10 comments

ladygardener

11 Mar, 2011
Ladygardener

First plantings this year!

Dsc06166

I may be planting a little early, but the gardening bug has bit me! A couple of container plants for the time being, so I...

0 comments

n2organics

7 Mar, 2011
N2organics

February in the greenhouse

Allotment_green_pepper_seeds_sown_on_15_02_2011

February in the greenhouse Yesterday (15th Feb) I had everything I needed so my Green & Red Peppers have finally been...

11 comments

balcony

16 Feb, 2011
Balcony

Growing with the moon in January 2011

Tips for growing with the Moon in January Provided the ground isn’t frozen you can plant fruit bushes and canes on 4 –...

18 comments

moon_grower

1 Jan, 2011
Moon_grower

Growing with the Moon in December

Tips for growing with the Moon in December When can we plant rhubarb crowns? Provided the soil isn’t too cold rhubarb stools...

16 comments

moon_grower

29 Nov, 2010
Moon_grower

Crocus Sativus -- ' Saffron Crocus '

Crocus_saffron_bulbs_9082010

Saffron is a beautiful and tough little plant that produces the worlds most expensive spice ... This is the start of a new...

61 comments

amy

7 Nov, 2010
Amy

Growing and harvesting your veg. In Tune with the Moon in November

Earth up spring cabbage on: 7– 9 (before 10am), 16 -18 and 26 – 27 (before 2pm) November. Prune currant and gooseberry...

4 comments

moon_grower

30 Oct, 2010
Moon_grower

Why Do We Practice Crop Rotation?

Each plant has its own nutritional needs and different plants draw nourishment from different layers of the soil. As a result,...

6 comments

moon_grower

7 Oct, 2010
Moon_grower

What to do in your Veggie Garden in October growing by the Moon

Tips for growing with the Moon in October Earth up leeks on 2 (after 2pm) -3, 11 – 12, 20 – 22 and 30 October. Plant...

6 comments

moon_grower

28 Sep, 2010
Moon_grower

What to do and grow in your veg. garden in September

Tips for growing with the Moon in September As you harvesting the last of the beans and peas, cut them off the stalk leaving...

2 comments

moon_grower

28 Aug, 2010
Moon_grower

The harvest continues in our organic and lunar gardens

Tattie_shaws

We are having no problems getting our 5-A-Day right now with a huge variety of veg to select from. We've now lifted all...

33 comments

moon_grower

13 Aug, 2010
Moon_grower

Veggie growing so far......

007

Well we're looking at this years garden to veggie allotment conversion as a learning curve. As well as learning loads and...

4 comments

kimmy666

7 Aug, 2010
Kimmy666

holly cabbage and bendy carrots

hi there just wondering has anyone out there grown sweet potatoes and have you heard of a hot bed just come from my allotment...

8 comments

bogwitch

4 Aug, 2010
Bogwitch

Growing with the Moon in August

Into_the_veg_garden

August is the time to be thinning your brassica seedlings, remember to thin the leaf brassicas such as cabbage and kale on...

14 comments

moon_grower

1 Aug, 2010
Moon_grower

veg in the garden

100_3499

just sum of my veg that i grew and it tastes yumy

18 comments

cristina

23 Jul, 2010
Cristina

Harvest Time!

We are now reaping the fruits of our work earlier in the year. with new potatoes, baby turnips, kale, salad leaves, swiss...

4 comments

moon_grower

22 Jul, 2010
Moon_grower

Growing by the Moon in July

July_1

It is tempting to think that you don’t need to keep sowing crops in July but to keep the vegetables coming, you need to...

11 comments

moon_grower

3 Jul, 2010
Moon_grower

What is happening in the MBs' vegetable garden?

Tatties

I feel completely embarrassed that a whole month has gone by since I last posted! In my defence Mr MB & I were at Gardening...

4 comments

moon_grower

2 Jul, 2010
Moon_grower

my first 3 months of growing my own

Dscf2226

Well its 3 months on from were I first started and yes I’m still loving growing my own. There have been ups and downs but...

6 comments

pottydottie

26 Jun, 2010
Pottydottie

birdwatcher

many years ago i grew broccoli, it was a great success. the top grew like a small cabbage, being poor, i chopped it with...

4 comments

birdwatcher

25 Jun, 2010
Birdwatcher

Growing with the moon in June

Well May is nearly past and it is time to give you the info for growing in June. We’ve had mixed success with our germination...

13 comments

moon_grower

28 May, 2010
Moon_grower

Salad days

Garden_2010_033

With a lot of juggling about for space,in my very small back garden,I am pleased with what I have been able to grow so far.By...

15 comments

bloomer

24 May, 2010
Bloomer

Garden catch up

Dsc_0038

With my garden being mainly herbs and vegetables there's not much going on at the start of the year and I tend to forget...

17 comments

peter

19 May, 2010
Peter

My Veggie Patch!!!

040

Monday i brought some Baby Veg & Strawberry Plants because i planned on making a Veg Patch in my garden :) Can u see...

25 comments

jacque

12 May, 2010
Jacque

Tips on growing your vegetables in tune with the moon in May

The crops are growing but so are the weeds! Hoeing them off as small seedlings makes the job a lot easier than waiting until...

15 comments

moon_grower

3 May, 2010
Moon_grower

French Field Trials of 'Growing by the Moon'

Comparaison_pois_1

To put our trial of growing by the moon into perspective I thought you'd all like to see the results of a trial by a French...

16 comments

moon_grower

23 Apr, 2010
Moon_grower

Lots happening in the vegetable garden.

The_moon_and_control_beds

I feel a trifle guilty for not posting more often about what David and I are getting up to in the veggie garden... snag is...

18 comments

moon_grower

20 Apr, 2010
Moon_grower

Finally Planting Really Starts!

With the sun and warmth of the past few days we got into the veg. garden yesterday afternoon. As it was a 'flower' day we...

9 comments

moon_grower

12 Apr, 2010
Moon_grower

The first seeds of joy!

Well as many of you know, I love this time of year and today was the first day of many that I could get into the greenhouse...

36 comments

ian_digs_v2

14 Mar, 2010
Ian_digs_v2

Growing with the Moon in March

Well, assuming that the it actually stops snowing, the weather warms up and so does the ground this is what you 'should'...

10 comments

moon_grower

25 Feb, 2010
Moon_grower

Tasty Veg

The Gardening section of Saturdays Telegraph was discussing how we all tend to grow the same vegetables year after year....

9 comments

drc726

23 Feb, 2010
Drc726

New raised beds and items from a salvage yard.

Jan_09_003

Well its Feburuary and the ground is all boggy and wet, if its not frozen. So I thought I would use the space behind my shed...

21 comments

treesandthings

20 Feb, 2010
Treesandthings

Veg seeds

Just a quick blog, I have just been ordering my veg seed for allotment, don't know if anyone else has put this website on...

12 comments

simbad

31 Jan, 2010
Simbad

Growing with the Moon in February

Like most gardeners David & I are itching to get started... but we also have to be realistic! The ground is still far...

18 comments

moon_grower

28 Jan, 2010
Moon_grower

Gardening by the Moon in January 2010

Well as you all know we've still got over 8 inches of snow here and at 9am it was -5 and snowing lightly (what happened to...

2 comments

moon_grower

7 Jan, 2010
Moon_grower

No Dig Raised Beds

12345

I have turned my lottie over completely to raised beds. I also try and grow my veg on a no dig system. The main reasons...

7 comments

chuffa

13 Dec, 2009
Chuffa

The new veggie garden

Top_of_scot_s_garden_07-08-09

I've been promising you all for the last few weeks I would post this blog-finally got the pix out of Mr MB and promptly fell...

43 comments

moon_grower

27 Oct, 2009
Moon_grower

I WON STAR LETTER IN AMATEUR GARDENING MAG!

Vegtrophy2009

I must be having a lucky streak! after winning the local produce show on August 23rd I emailed AG magazine with a photo (below)...

19 comments

The_Norfolk_Shed

21 Sep, 2009
The_norfolk_shed

Getting fruity in the garden!

Picture_443

Now GoY's dont be getting to excited about the title, as you may or may not know I am a dedicated Freecycler. Freecycle is...

45 comments

ian_digs_v2

11 Sep, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

I WON THE FIRST PRIZE TROPHY FOR BEST VEG IN SHOW!!!

Produce2009

I cant believe it! I am so pleased with myself and dead chuffed. The cheshire cat smile is going to be staying for a while...

27 comments

The_Norfolk_Shed

23 Aug, 2009
The_norfolk_shed

Busy Summer!

Garden_28th_june_037

The last blog was in May! Time flies. Theres been loads of things going on in the plot, almost too many to mention. The suprisingly...

3 comments

rkda

15 Aug, 2009
Rkda

Has anyone seen my veggie blog??

Garden_pics_131

Well, it looks like its gone on its holidays and won't be back for a while so I've taken some more photo's and I'll try to...

32 comments

ian_digs_v2

8 Jul, 2009
Ian_digs_v2

pot grown vegetables

Dscn0238

Someone asked a question a while ago regarding what vegetables you can grow in pots , I have a few so here they are. Courgettes...

77 comments

maccrimmon

4 Jul, 2009
Maccrimmon

Garden 14th June 2009

Dscn0134

Thought I would creat an update of garden so I can look back when it gets cold. So far I have had strawberries, baby turnips...

28 comments

maccrimmon

14 Jun, 2009
Maccrimmon

Another month on

Fence_half_way

Its been another month now (3 months in total since we started the venture) and things are happening in the veg plot. Things...

8 comments

rkda

10 May, 2009
Rkda

Companion Planting.....

Hi all! I was reading Muddy Knees blogs and companion planting was mentioned. It got me to thinking. It would be nice to...

16 comments

craftnutter

20 Apr, 2009
Craftnutter

my garden

Our_garden_in_2009_058

I grew up playing in gardens due to the interest of my dad and before him my bamps. This is the first garden that I have...

19 comments

rosygarden

19 Apr, 2009
Rosygarden

I am AMAZED............. how long has this been going on?

When we first started gardening, the Good Life was on the telly, anybody out there remember Tom and Barbara ? well we fancied...

21 comments

Dottydaisy2

13 Apr, 2009
Dottydaisy2

A month on

Puzzle_chicken_shed_construction

Hi anyone whos looking. Its been just about a month since I wrote the last blog where I was just fencing off some land to...

9 comments

rkda

7 Apr, 2009
Rkda

New house new garden part 2...

Well my gardening buddies...that was an...emm interesting weekend.... Saturday freezing, wee snow flurries and hurricane...

9 comments

maranddar

30 Mar, 2009
Maranddar

My Homemade Cold Frame and Seedlings

Dsc_0001

My little strip of mud has been barren the whole winter and with nothing to do in the garden I occupied myself by building...

11 comments

peter

24 Mar, 2009
Peter

Greenhouse is Filling up

Greenhouse1

Sorry havent been here for a week or so, been busy with work and going mad at the weekend in the garden. Paul built a lovely...

6 comments

The_Norfolk_Shed

24 Mar, 2009
The_norfolk_shed

Going Potty

Well I have decided to go ahead, dig up my bit of front lawn and create a potager garden -that way if I dont get the go ahead...

4 comments

ducky

4 Mar, 2009
Ducky

My New plot

Cows

I have just started a new venture. I have fenced off the boundary of the land that belongs to the house after many years...

8 comments

rkda

3 Mar, 2009
Rkda

Sowing the seeds part 2

Growing_veg_01-03-09_006

Sunday 2nd March It was the second weekend of really nice weather, so decided to go to Haskins to get some Raspberries, Peppers,...

3 comments

christieclan

2 Mar, 2009
Christieclan

Sowing the seeds

Digging_the_veg_trenchs_210209_020

Saturday 21st February Well, the Christie’s have finally started to grow their own veg. Saturday Morning arrrives, the...

9 comments

christieclan

2 Mar, 2009
Christieclan

Potential Disaster

Ok that is a bit overdramatic! Went down to the veg garden to dig it all over and plant my onion sets as the weather was...

13 comments

ducky

2 Mar, 2009
Ducky

2009 - The story "begins"

So this year I'm going to take it seriously. For Christmas I got one of those books of "Times Answers" and one of the questions...

1 comment

xanadu819

2 Mar, 2009
Xanadu819

menure on veggie patch?

Hi I have just dug a veggie patch and put raw horse menure on it. Now I am worried about how long before I can plant my...

4 comments

lorrainer

28 Feb, 2009
Lorrainer

A good day for sorting out the veg and herb patch

001

I started by building a frame for my french runner beens I recone it should do the job I then went on to build myself a...

6 comments

donnah

28 Feb, 2009
Donnah

Free Sample of In Tune with the Moon

Hi All You can now download a free sample of the above title by clicking Free sample>> enjoy!

3 comments

moon_grower

27 Feb, 2009
Moon_grower

Getting started 2009 - week 1

First_dig

Well some progress has been made-Have employed friend's son to do digging -I can't-broke my elbow! Husband also unable to...

5 comments

patchwork_mouse

23 Feb, 2009
Patchwork_mouse

Just finished a bit of a tidy up and seed planting...

This week is the start of the busy gardening chores list, from cleaning and preping the greenhouse to planting endless trays...

5 comments

ktshoot

22 Feb, 2009
Ktshoot

beat the inflation

Although I am an inexperienced gardener, I tried to grow few vegetables. In the past I have grown potatoes,and runner beans....

10 comments

batie

21 Feb, 2009
Batie

spring is on it's way!

I have a lovely little patch of crocus on my front lawn and more exciting my French neighbours have been out today digging...

3 comments

frenchgardener

18 Feb, 2009
Frenchgardener

re veg planner

about the veg planner, sorry, they come in packs of 12, but,go to FUNFUZION.CO.UK, look for garden, they are on page 2, ...

0 comments

boydie

18 Feb, 2009
Boydie

Got the fruit bushes planted.

At the back end of last year we bought some fruit bushes to create a fruit area at the back of the garage. They are having...

10 comments

marge

17 Feb, 2009
Marge

for us beginners

hey everyone, I have found a wonderful thing for all beginners like me, a organic veg planner, tells you what, where, when,...

4 comments

boydie

17 Feb, 2009
Boydie

Snow's away...

Finally we have bare earth again, the snow having melted over Sunday and yesterday. In fact having been -7C towards the end...

2 comments

moon_grower

17 Feb, 2009
Moon_grower

Getting started 2009

I always wanted to have an allotment, and I did share one with a friend for a couple of years but it was in a less than ideal...

14 comments

patchwork_mouse

15 Feb, 2009
Patchwork_mouse

First kitchen Garden!

Well, hi. I'm Anni, I'm 20, mother of an 8 month old son, and just moved into the first house with a garden. My family's...

10 comments

annidavison

15 Feb, 2009
Annidavison

The Veg Patch '09 cont...

15.02.09 Hi Everyone. Just updating you all on my progress. I am awaiting the arrival of my plug plants, including an herbaecous...

7 comments

sunday

15 Feb, 2009
Sunday

More info on growing by the moon

If you want more info on growing by the moon visit http://intunewithmoon.findhornpress.com/

1 comment

moon_grower

13 Feb, 2009
Moon_grower

Growing with the Moon

Hi and welcome to my blog on growing with the moon’s cycle. Over the year I plan on sharing with you the ups and downs...

7 comments

moon_grower

10 Feb, 2009
Moon_grower

Recession Gardening

In straightened circumstances I need to cut our food bills (who doesn't) but I cannot decide where to put my efforts this...

14 comments

gardenmad1

3 Feb, 2009
Gardenmad1

Starting The '09 veg patch

Entry Two As you all know, I am really determined to step up the level of my gardening. I am a novice gardener, but I still...

5 comments

sunday

22 Jan, 2009
Sunday

Got new "babies"

Today we went to visit Joe Maidens' (Gardener on Radio Leeds") Nursery, you can't call it a garden centre, it's definately...

8 comments

marge

13 Nov, 2008
Marge

One minute it's wet and windy, then it's sunny.

My husband had started emptying the veggie bed, while I was out of Friday. When I got home, I had to stop him, as there were...

10 comments

marge

9 Nov, 2008
Marge

Marges garden club part 2.

The Radio Leeds Gardener, Joe Maiden, said he had just received an award for Services to Gardening in the North (of England)....

3 comments

marge

22 Oct, 2008
Marge

marge been to garden club.

Hi, thought I would tell you all, I have had a super evening, my husband Roy, came with me to my monthly garden club because...

4 comments

marge

22 Oct, 2008
Marge

daily non doings Tues 21st Oct.

We have had another bright day, beautiful when you are indoors looking out, but the wind chill has been dreadful. What is...

5 comments

marge

21 Oct, 2008
Marge

Sat. daily doings, tidying, seeds and snails.

Had another lovely autumn day, carried on with my clipping and tidying, got the back ache to prove it. My garden looks a...

4 comments

marge

18 Oct, 2008
Marge

Daily doings.

Hi, been to my gardening class today. We are getting round to the nitty gritty stuff today, started learning about the P/H...

2 comments

marge

17 Oct, 2008
Marge

Introducing myself.

Hi, I am Marge, I blundered into this site by accident, but it's great, seeing all your photos and write ups. I retired last...

7 comments

marge

14 Oct, 2008
Marge

A green (and wet) garden

Greem_tomatoes_close

It's been a while since I wrote about my garden, partly because of being busy (more on that later) and partly because my...

15 comments

peter

25 Sep, 2008
Peter

Veggie growing

I've just been reading mazz's blog, I too have ventured into veggie growing recently. Have tried a few things in the garden...

4 comments

Lindsay

29 Aug, 2008
Lindsay

great guys

hi again, wow, what a response i've had from all you lovely, friendly people, i'm overwhelmed.. thank you all so much. quick...

3 comments

mazz

28 Aug, 2008
Mazz

going solo

never again will we buy veg from the supermarket...well that is the idea anyway, whether it will actually happen , who knows,...

10 comments

mazz

26 Aug, 2008
Mazz

Veg growing

After last years weather devastated most of my veg, this year has been brilliant. Spuds galore, beetroot, sweetcorn, cabbage,...

3 comments

walrus

8 Aug, 2008
Walrus

My Square Foot Garden

I was always interested in growing my own vegetables and have spent two successful years growing beans and chilli's hydroponically...

1 comment

Garethvr

3 Aug, 2008
Garethvr

Carpe Zucchini!

I read on a favorite blog of mine (http://organictobe.org/) that it's not too late to start zucchini seeds. I had given...

1 comment

rain4nights

23 Jul, 2008
Rain4nights

Gogi berry and blight.

I don't know if you will remember that I lost all my tomatoes and potatoes to blight last year. Apparently the culprit was...

5 comments

Tussiemussie

18 Jul, 2008
Tussiemussie

Cape gooseberries. - Extending Crops.

Last Autumn I found 3 seedling Cape gooseberries in the garden, I overwintered them in the greenhouse and had a very early...

4 comments

Tussiemussie

18 Jul, 2008
Tussiemussie

Dying Vegetables

I am pretty desperate to find out what on earth is happening in my veggie patch. About 2 years ago, my established summer...

3 comments

Felicity

20 Jun, 2008
Felicity

whats on the menu tonight?

Dscf0024

well i've been raiding the garden looking for inspiration yet again... it all started with the purple sprouting broccoli......

8 comments

ickledigga

16 Jun, 2008
Ickledigga

Impatient

Yes That's me. I have planted all of the boxes in my patio garden and everything is growing fairly well, peppers are setting...

3 comments

wohlibuli

28 May, 2008
Wohlibuli

kitchen garden

Dscf0004

If there is one place i love to be other than in my garden then that would be in my kitchen! This week I have had the pleasure...

9 comments

ickledigga

27 May, 2008
Ickledigga

pics

Img_0370

Wasn't too hard to get help, If it's computer related he loves it. Computers are his life. So after the little storm was...

2 comments

wohlibuli

24 May, 2008
Wohlibuli

Too many plants ... too little space/time ..

So I've done it again ... got carried away, planted all my veggie seeds at once in a germinating frenzy and then looked on...

8 comments

colonelmustard

24 May, 2008
Colonelmustard

wind beaten

Thanks to the replies to my very first blog about my patio garden, yes it is very warm here and the plants really seem to...

1 comment

wohlibuli

24 May, 2008
Wohlibuli

patio garden

Last summer my husband found a book called square foot gardening and he put together a small garden for me so I could have...

5 comments

wohlibuli

22 May, 2008
Wohlibuli

freezing seeds

This is our first year starting a vegetable garden. My mother gave us some frozen seeds to begin with but I noticed some...

1 comment

nmoeller

20 May, 2008
Nmoeller

fleeced up and scared of frogs

Briefly heard on the radio that their would be frost tonight and four the next four days I think. Checked on bbc weather...

4 comments

Carolyn

18 May, 2008
Carolyn

Epsom Salt

Do you know that Epsom Salt is a great fertilizer for your tomatoes and flowers. I always put some in my water barrels and...

6 comments

Terry

17 May, 2008
Terry

Me and my garden.

When hubby and I moved into this house,1979-80,a pre-war semi.with solid herringbone oak floors,and a pantry with a thrall.we...

5 comments

bren

11 May, 2008
Bren

Square foot plot -getting crowded and green

My seeds are growing, the lettuces, some three types are nearly ready to pick and come again. Have started thinning out...

5 comments

Carolyn

6 May, 2008
Carolyn

veg garden update

had to work sat, arrived home late afternoon and found all the veggies planted out by wifey.runner beans, courgettes. squash,...

6 comments

steve

6 May, 2008
Steve

My New Veggie Patch

Veg1

Well, I've finally got there! My new veggie patch is finally planted up and, by the looks of things out of the window, are...

5 comments

Sid

29 Apr, 2008
Sid

Told you it would be a good weekend!

Dsc_0312

Well it's been a gorgeous day here and got off to a good start. I went for a quick walk very early to take some photos of...

14 comments

peter

26 Apr, 2008
Peter

Looking forward to the weekend

Dsc_0262

We've been so hectic since getting back from Japan that I haven't had time to spend in the garden. It doesn't look too bad,...

12 comments

peter

25 Apr, 2008
Peter

Buckets full of rain

Well my beloved decided he would have to start the foundations for our new greenhouse and although he was only able to do...

6 comments

Helofadigger

16 Apr, 2008
Helofadigger

exhausted!

Dscf0002

Had a hard days work in the garden today! thought i'd start with an easy job so watered all the greenhouse and polytunnel....

8 comments

ickledigga

15 Apr, 2008
Ickledigga

From mud to grub

Well... what a weekend. We have gone great guns this weekend! Hubby finished digging over the left hand side of the plot,...

5 comments

lollyxx

14 Apr, 2008
Lollyxx

Victorian hotbeds.

With winter running into spring I'm seriously considering making a victorian hootbed for an early start to crops next year....

4 comments

Tussiemussie

13 Apr, 2008
Tussiemussie

Square Foot Garden 2008

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I cannot believe how quickly the growing seasons change. Last week it snowed (really unusual in Hampshire) and this week...

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Genuisscuffy

13 Apr, 2008
Genuisscuffy

March 2008

The blueberry bushes from poundland are looking good and im sowing cape gooseberry today 05.03.08. I hope they turn out well....

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eZeLivin

5 Mar, 2008
Ezelivin

Last Year 2007

Well I would rather forget about it. First year in my new garden. It had not been cultivated for twenty years and with all...

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eZeLivin

5 Mar, 2008
Ezelivin

Warming ground and killing weeds

Made some progress in the garden in February and feeling good.... Filled up the two plots - Filled one plot with organic...

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Carolyn

29 Feb, 2008
Carolyn

Doesn't spring spring!

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Well it looks like my new 'blog less, more often' regime is yet to kick in and I can't even blame my plants for not needing...

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peter

28 Feb, 2008
Peter

Digging for Victory over Global Warming

well...... every little bit helps Spring appears to have arrived.!!!! The daffs are in flower, I saw my first bumble bee...

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Tussiemussie

27 Feb, 2008
Tussiemussie

a sunny weekend

just had the most glorious weekend weather, so we decided to get stuck into the long list of jobs that need doing before...

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steve

12 Feb, 2008
Steve

Memories ( For My Little Dog Bubbles )

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hi everyone, I am really enjoying myself looking at all the lovely photos and just being part of such a friendly site. Memories,...

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libby

31 Jan, 2008
Libby

Looking forward to gardening after a 2yr Hiatus

Dec 7th 2007: -10C and LOTS of snow. We are in a new house with untouched grounds to play with. The snow is currently about...

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IndyBarnes

7 Dec, 2007
Indybarnes

a bit about me

Hi all I'm a mum of 2 (age 7 and 1) and live in Wales. I had an allotment for a couple of years, but aquired a garden when...

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peaspleaselouise

6 Nov, 2007
Peaspleaselouise

getting ready for next year

I have just spent an hour or two in the garden clearing up I have come to the conclusion that I am a veggie person not plant...

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maisymulcher

27 Oct, 2007
Maisymulcher

Productive vegetables - your ideas please

Pepper_harvest

This year I think my chili plant has been my favourite; I love cooking with chilies but that is not the reason why. I like...

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peter

25 Oct, 2007
Peter

What a summer

Harvest

Well, this hasn't been our best summer in the garden. Last year we grew so many courgettes and tomatoes (and even some marrows,...

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seanmcmanus

11 Oct, 2007
Seanmcmanus

RHS Great Autumn Show

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The RHS Great Autumn Show held at Horticultural Halls, Westminster was titled ‘Harvest Market’ as it followed their ‘Grow...

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joey

11 Oct, 2007
Joey

maisymulcher introduces herself

hello fellow growers, I am new to computers so you will have to bear with me. But I am an old hand at growing veggies, and...

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maisymulcher

4 Oct, 2007
Maisymulcher

Square Foot Gardening

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The Winter Clear-out has begun! You know when you get to the end of a season, and you look back and think of your successes...

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Genuisscuffy

23 Sep, 2007
Genuisscuffy

Autumn Soil Preparation

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The weekend so far has been far more work than the laziness of making my animation last Sunday. This afternoon we took a...

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peter

22 Sep, 2007
Peter

Taking Stock

All of us seem to agree that its been a strange year for the garden. Outdoor Toms a write off due to blight, but most plants...

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Hamish

1 Sep, 2007
Hamish

Beginning to garden

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With two exceptions (my courgettes and watercress) everything in my garden has almost taken care of itself. It looks green...

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peter

29 Aug, 2007
Peter

Windy day.

A brisk wind was blowing when I finnished my early morning job, feeding the ducks and chickens and turned to go indoors. I...

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Tussiemussie

22 Aug, 2007
Tussiemussie

A happy garden

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It's been a while since my last blog and to be honest I've not had to do anything in the garden other than enjoy it! Last...

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peter

19 Aug, 2007
Peter

Square Foot Gardening

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I thought I would update you on how my Square Foot Garden has done over the summer. I am really pleased with the produce...

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Genuisscuffy

15 Aug, 2007
Genuisscuffy

Off to the local shows

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Yesterday I headed to one of the many local shows going on in my area in August. They have had setbacks due to the foot and...

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joey

13 Aug, 2007
Joey

Garden keeping me busy.

The strawberries, raspberries, loganberries, black/redcurrants have finnished cropping, and we have enjoyed them with cream,yoghurt,...

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Tussiemussie

17 Jul, 2007
Tussiemussie

Late sowing - my choice to extend the veggie cropping season.

Trying to extend the growing season, clearing the broad beans and an old strawberry bed, making a new raised bed, now planting...

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Tussiemussie

10 Jul, 2007
Tussiemussie

More gardening confessions

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After visiting RHS Wisley and Hampton Court I was back in my own garden on Sunday. It was good to actually be gardening but...

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peter

10 Jul, 2007
Peter

HAPPY DAYS!

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Hello everyone, hope you're all well?! This is my first time writing a blog on here... so where do I begin??? Well I've...

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sodapopklc

8 Jul, 2007
Sodapopklc

Square Foot Gardening(2)

I'm really pleased this year as to how much my garden has grown in really quite a small space-baring in mind I have three...

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Genuisscuffy

8 Jul, 2007
Genuisscuffy

Sustainability.

I am looking to grow more perennial vegetables, and heritage varieties, that I can save seed from year to year. Any suggestions...

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Tussiemussie

27 Jun, 2007
Tussiemussie

Garden Neglect

Since I last wrote, the consistent mix of bright sunshine and heavy showers has meant I've done almost nothing to the garden,...

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peter

26 Jun, 2007
Peter

It's cold, wet and windy again!

It's cold, wet and windy again! Its been okay working in the Greenhouse though, i've got loads done and its looking nice...

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weemamabell

18 May, 2007
Weemamabell

Square Foot Gardening

This is something started 25 years ago by an American guy called Mel Bartholomew (who has several books out on the subject)...

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Genuisscuffy

11 May, 2007
Genuisscuffy

Bananas, Nuts and a Pest

...Thats me :o) a completely mad novice with gardening, started two years ago, and have got the bug big time and my poor...

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The_Norfolk_Shed

9 May, 2007
The_norfolk_shed