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28 Dec

Hope you enjoyed Christmas.

We had snow on the ground icing sugar trees and beautiful blue sky – all very festive. One problem however, I sent my husbeand into…

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Published Date: 28 Dec 2009
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01 Dec

Holly Picking

Last week I made a mental note to pick some holly before the goldfinches and redwings arrive and strip the berries off in one fell…

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Published Date: 01 Dec 2009
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20 Nov

New Gardener In The West

Hello I’m the new gardener in the very windy west! The valleys are flooded and even on the hillsides the heavy clay soil is waterlogged.…

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Published Date: 20 Nov 2009
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26 Aug

Peppers & Chillies

In my last blog I promised an update on my peppers and chillies so here we are!  I am convinced they are not as advanced as…

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Published Date: 26 Aug 2009
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12 Aug

On holiday but lots of growth

The Gardener of the West has been away on holiday with his family in France, so apologies for my lack of communication.  Going away is always difficult…

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Published Date: 12 Aug 2009
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13 Jul

LEEKS – A GREAT WINTER TREAT


This weekend I planted my very well established leek plants.  I would normally have got these in during June but this year I seem to be…

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Published Date: 13 Jul 2009
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06 Jul

THE FRUITS OF OUR EFFORTS WILL SOON BE READY FOR PICKING

We’ve had some rain and a lot warmth over the last two weeks and it has really brought on my vegetables in the garden.
              
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Published Date: 06 Jul 2009
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29 Jun

Harvesting this Year’s Garlic

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Further to last week’s blog and my request for information on the best time to harvest garlic, I am delighted that many of you have…

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Published Date: 29 Jun 2009
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25 Jun

A CARPET OF LETTUCE!

The seeds given to me by Gardening Direct have done very well.  I have filled a complete reused bed of the four varieties given to me…

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Published Date: 25 Jun 2009
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08 Jun

I’ve been busy!

After a few weeks away your Gardener in the West is back and I have been very busy in the garden.

I have now been…

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Published Date: 08 Jun 2009
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