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Welcome Return Paperblog Pick in Gardening

A Welcome Return

If you have been wondering why I have been a bit low-profile recently, and posting less often, it's because we have been away for a week, looking after Jane's elderly mother. Read more

Little Cornucopia Paperblog Pick in Gardening

My Little Cornucopia

Things may have got off to a slow start, but suddenly the vegetable plot is delivering faster than we can eat. All that wet early on also means that everything has grown... Read more


  • Chillis and Tomatoes

    Chillis Tomatoes

    Today's post is an update of progress with my two favourite types of veg- chillis and tomatoes.Although I wouldn't say we have had lovely weather, it has for th... Read more

    The 05 August 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Runner Beans

    Runner Beans

    The Runners have been a bit slow off the mark this year. Lots of the early flowers did not set. Many of the flower-stalks look like this - just the odd one or... Read more

    The 02 August 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Of Cabbages & Things

    Cabbages Things

    What with lack of space and other priorities I have pretty well given up sowing our own brassicas and rely instead on the excellent to... Read more

    The 08 August 2016 by   Danielcarruthers
  • 5 Fantasy Bathrooms to Drool Over

    Fantasy Bathrooms Drool Over

    There is something about bathrooms whereby your imagination can run riot and you can delve into the realms of fantasy without worrying about getting tired of... Read more

    The 23 August 2016 by   Hollie Brooks
  • Cucamelons


    Last year there was a big craze in the UK for growing Cucamelons (aka Mouse Melons or Mexican gherkins) and the reports I read about them were very mixed. Some... Read more

    The 16 August 2016 by   Mwillis
  • A Garden Tour: The Old Forge

    Garden Tour: Forge

    I don’t feature The Old Forge very often but not because it isn’t worthy: it’s simply that The Priory is the main star of my blog and a jealous one too. Read more

    The 12 August 2016 by   David Marsden
  • The Piet Oudolf Meadow at Hauser and Wirth, Somerset

    Piet Oudolf Meadow Hauser Wirth, Somerset

    As I continued home from my visit to Devon I planned in a couple of stop-offs on the way back.  This  would enable me to a) rest from driving and b) eat.... Read more

    The 21 August 2016 by   Ozhene
  • Talking Tulips

    Talking Tulips

    Yes, I know we’ve barely had a summer and it is a bit depressing to be talking about spring bulbs so soon, but August is a good time to buy if you want the... Read more

    The 05 August 2016 by   Danielcarruthers
  • Product Review - Stihl Compact Cordless Grass Trimmer FSA 56

    Product Review Stihl Compact Cordless Grass Trimmer

    The extremely nice people at Stihl asked me if I wanted to trial a couple of their products.  It did not take me long to decide which ones I wanted to try. Read more

    The 16 August 2016 by   Ozhene
  • Colour on the Top Patio

    Colour Patio

    Last year I created a mixed display of mainly succulents in pots on the top patio. I really liked the effect that was achieved and had so much fun preparing... Read more

    The 02 August 2016 by   Alternativeeden


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