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Thinking of sowing – Slow down

Seeds will catch up in the warmer weather. The following is for Somerset! (so think a month later, here in Telford) Maybe your getting your seeds from Seedy Saturday, or maybe you’ve blitzed the seed catalogues and got too much in the garden centre! Tempting, isn’t it! February is a date to consider, if you're… Continue reading Thinking of sowing – Slow down

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Gardening and growing in in August

Rough guides depending on your area in the country.Welcome to another month, traditionally the festival of Lammas, the welcoming of the first harvest, and the baking of the Lammas LoafYour tips for this month!https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/your-organic-garden-august If you think gardening is tough, just take a look at the No Dig community garden in Leegomery, just over 6… Continue reading Gardening and growing in in August

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You say Potato – I say yes please!

This Research from Thompson and Morgan is interesting! Personally, being short of space I’d need more bags, and space if I trial the methods below this year. Although my own growing containers are around 40 litres in capacity.https://blog.thompson-morgan.com/potatoes-does-size-matter/ Potatoes – does size matter?by Terri Overett | Oct 6, 2014 | News in the Gardening World… Continue reading You say Potato – I say yes please!

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No Dig Gardening – Its not too late

Charles Dowding explains the very basics and simplicity of No Dig Gardening in this introductory Youtube video. Your biggest expense will be compost , and lets face it, there’s plenty of free cardboard around at the moment(no chemicals, no digging, and far fewer weeds.)  Start out No Dig, one Method with Cardboard and Compost