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Why growing your own fruit and veg couldn’t be more important

Growing your own fruit and veg is so satisfying, it tastes great, it helps the climate by reducing our carbon footprint and now with the threat of self-isolation from coronavirus, being self-sufficient couldn’t be more important. Here’s a few tips … Continue reading

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Notes and observations from our wildlife garden – A Family Blog

Whilst we created our garden for it to provide us with food and look pretty, without doubt our main reason was to create a home for wildlife. And this year we have certainly reaped the benefits of all our hard … Continue reading

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How our garden grew in 2019

As we move into winter, there isn’t a lot to do in the garden; so this blog is basically a summary of what has happened in our garden this growing year.  It has been an incredible year of gardening, with … Continue reading

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My trip to RHS Garden Wisley wraps up a Royal Summer

It was back to RHS Garden Wisley and ‘Back to Nature’ last week as I wrapped up a summer of gardening and Blue Peter filming with Catherine, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. Catherine’s ‘Back to Nature’ Garden is inspired by … Continue reading

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My bugs, bees and butterflies vlog

It’s taken us a long time to create a wildlife haven, but the hard work is definitely paying off, because the garden is absolutely bursting with bugs, bees & butterflies. It’s fair to say, we are pretty chuffed with the … Continue reading

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Back to nature at RHS Chelsea

I’ve been posting on social media all week about my visit to RHS Chelsea Flower Show and here’s a very quick wrap up.     I could write about perfect plants, sublime sculptures, lush landscaping and epic engineering, but for … Continue reading

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Keep calm and plant a seed !

I hope you enjoyed reading last week’s post about a greener garden and maybe you feel inspired to grow more of your own fruit, herbs and veg. This week’s blog is based on what we’re planning to grow in our … Continue reading

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The 12 Days Of Harvest – Merry Christmas Green Fingered Fans

Well, Green Fingered Fans, it’s been an interesting year for us gardeners. With not one, but 2 blasts from the Beast from the East and then a few months later the garden was torched, with a hot, dry summer. As … Continue reading

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Autumn update from my home garden

I’m writing this blog about my own garden, as the autumn sunshine beams down through the last leaves on the trees. Whilst there’s still some goodies to harvest in the garden, it’s also time to think ahead, of winter jobs … Continue reading

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All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey……

I really love autumn, with the lovely fresh, crisp mornings and the beautiful jewel like colours of the leaves falling from the trees. It’s also a time to reap the rewards of your garden and celebrate all the effort that … Continue reading

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