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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

On the Allotment - Watching with pride

After Lucy's false start earlier in May, her and the children are now feeling great about getting out on the allotment this week and putting some more veggies in the ground!

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Frugal Gardening - How to eek things out

All the things we haven’t paid for

This week Anton does a stock take of some of the food plants that he has managed to grow without money exchanging hands: by saving seeds, tubers, bulbs or any other way that plants choose to reproduce.

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

On the Allotment - In the ground

After a fantastic hot weekend, the weather has turned cold again for Lucy. She is out in the garden trying to protect her veg. Of special importance are the three HSL pre-accessions that are now all out in the ground!

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Frugal Gardening

Frugal Gardening - Making your potting compost go a little further

The weather has played its usual psychological tricks on us this season...

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Starting to grow blog - The inner gardener

Starting to grow - Is this the end?

Julie's back with her fourth blog - The Inner Gardener, from her 'Starting to Grow' series. Julie's precious seedlings are ready to migrate from the windowsill to the outside world, but are they really ready yet? Or would a temporary greenhouse be a suitable half-way house?!

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organic gardening podcast No Dig

'Unpruned' podcast - Charles Dowding on No Dig

Tune in to the latest in our series of 'Unpruned' podcasts.  Our guest this month is Charles Dowding, a great advocate of the No Dig technique.

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On the Allotment with Lucy Shepherd

On the allotment - Good news and bad news

Yesterday my allotment visit brought good and bad news. I’ve clearly made a big novice error ...

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Growing Calm blog - Wildlife in the garden

The Wonder of Wildlife - Moths in the garden

Welcome to our fourth Wonder of Wildlife blog Moths in the garden.

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Starting to grow blog - The inner gardener

Starting to grow - The Inner Gardener

Julie is back with her fourth blog, The Inner Gardener from her 'Starting to Grow' series. Julie's precious seedlings are ready to migrate from the windowsill to the outside world, but are they really ready yet? Or would a temporary greenhouse be a suitable half-way house?!

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Frugal Gardening - Raising your seedlings with care

Frugal Gardening - Raising your seedlings with care

In the third blog from his Frugal Gardening series, Anton discusses his tips for raising seedlings successfully to ensure that you make the most of your precious seed. Sowing seed doesn't need to be daunting and there is nothing more satisfying than seeing one of your seeds germinate for the first time.
 

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