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Ripen Tomatoes They Sweet Vine Ripened Paperblog Pick in Gardening

How to Ripen Tomatoes So They Are as Sweet Vine Ripened

We’re about to hit a cold snap and my garden is not ready for it. And I’m not sure I am, either! I read today that we’re in for freezing/cold rain and temps in the 40s and low 50s... Read more

End-of-season-itis Paperblog Pick in Gardening


I think it's fair to say that the best fruit and veg are not normally the ones produced right at the end of a plant's growing season. Read more


  • Autumn Salads

    Autumn Salads

    Whilst most people firmly associate salads with Summertime, we like to eat salad all the year round if possible, even in the depths of Winter. Read more

    The 28 September 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Second Cropping

    Second Cropping

    On Sunday I wrote about "Winding down" in a very end-of-year tone. However, looking around the garden I have realised that the growing season is definitely not... Read more

    The 27 September 2016 by   Mwillis
  • 3 Good Reasons to Visit Scampston Hall Gardens

    Good Reasons Visit Scampston Hall Gardens

    The Garden Restaurant – a great place to start with a cup of coffee and cake Finding Scampston Hall Gardens couldn’t be any easier, thanks in part to the... Read more

    The 27 September 2016 by   Danielcarruthers
  • Revamping the Front Garden

    Revamping Front Garden

    Just in front of my house is a small border, probably around 3 feet deep and 5 foot long.  It is quite a warm border but it suffers from the dry margin that... Read more

    The 26 September 2016 by   Ozhene
  • Harvest Monday - 26 September 2016

    Harvest Monday September 2016

    The most significant harvest for me this week has been the Spanish Hanging Tomatoes, about which I wrote a few days ago.Tomates de colgar - 1.5kgsI also dug up... Read more

    The 26 September 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Malvern Autumn Show 2016

    Malvern Autumn Show 2016

    Old Court NurseryI am so lucky to live where I do and days like today just remind me of this.  My eldest and I decided at very short notice that we fancied goin... Read more

    The 25 September 2016 by   Patientgardener
  • Winding Down

    Winding Down

    There's not much for me to do in the garden at present apart from clearing-up. This picture epitomises the season - the last of the tomatoes, with tatty foliage... Read more

    The 25 September 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Irritating Plant of the Month - September 2016

    Irritating Plant Month September 2016

    This month I am irritated by Ricinus.  What what! you say, careful now, that plant is more than just irritating it is exceptionally poisonous.  Fear not, it is... Read more

    The 23 September 2016 by   Ozhene
  • Birch Polypore

    Birch Polypore

    There's not much going on in my garden at present, so today I'm going to show you some photos of an interesting fungus I saw on Velmead Common. It is... Read more

    The 23 September 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Blimey – Blue Beans!

    Blimey Blue Beans!

    The curly yellow climbing beans called Anellino giallo (I’m not being pretentious, they are Italian and don’t have an English name) have done very well this... Read more

    The 23 September 2016 by   Danielcarruthers


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