Category Archives: Gardening

Weekend plans

So it’s a ovely day in London with sunshine streaming in through the window – alas I;m at work (for at least another hour) and not in the garden elbows deep in planting out some stocks and primroses. Weekend (gardening!) … Continue reading

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New year, new plans!

An inauspicious start to the year – 3 days on the couch with the cold from hell – has at least given me thinking time for what I want to achieve in 2016. And it’s all about health, consumption (or … Continue reading

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Allotment ground prep

The one problem about spending the entire weekend gardening is that none of the other jobs get done – still reorganising and clearing out the attic and sorting endless piles of paperwork can wait for the long, dark, cold days … Continue reading

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And so a year goes by…

 …without a post! Scandalous!  Since my last (real) post in July ’12 there’ve been a few developments – new and interesting job in September – which ate up most of my spare time from September through to March this year.  … Continue reading

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Community Gardening in Tooting

Hello world, it’s been a while. Apologies. I lost a lot of May and the first part of June to a cough that would not die and have been playing catch up ever since!  Also  been a bit busy blogging … Continue reading

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Garden Organic’s Master Gardener Induction – Day 1

I’ve just spent the most wonderful (sunny!) day at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening (well worth a visit) with three of Garden Organic‘s fab staff and 18 other South London gardeners completing Day 1 of the Master Gardener induction. Which … Continue reading

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Herbs for summer

One of the best things about having some space is being able to grow fresh herbs to add to summer salads (and other dishes). I finally got my current selection of herbs into their pots.  I’d intended to grow from … Continue reading

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