Monthly Archives: October 2011

Making compost

If you were to read a book about making compost, it all sounds very technical, complicated and the average person would be put off giving it a go. It has to be easy or we won’t do it. There is no … Continue reading

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Planting a new raised bed vegetable garden

Welcome to my new vegetable garden.  Over the coming season I will update this blog and explain what I’m doing, why, and tell you about the successes and problems I encounter. I have never had a garden of this size before, … Continue reading

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All Black Victory, Petunia that is…

  PETUNIA “Black Velvet” one of the very few black flowers, is an exciting new release this year. As flower petals don’t make black pigment, the colour is created by breeding together the natural red and blue pigments. Plant one … Continue reading

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