Our second summer at the Allotment

This year sees us muddling through our second growing season at our five rod allotment plot. This time last year we were total novices, and to be honest, I’d still bracket ourselves in that category! more “Our second summer at the Allotment”

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Lawn Widow; Getting the grass back on track with @QVCUK and Richard Jackson

Anyone who follows my blog will be pretty familiar with our passion for all things green. Often dresses and handbags, but more often courgettes, trees, herbs, flowers and of course, the biggest feature in any green garden – our lawn. more “Lawn Widow; Getting the grass back on track with @QVCUK and Richard Jackson”

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Has Spring finally sprung? A Great Little Garden £125 giveaway

As the last of the snow drifts finally disappeared from our landscape here in the south east, it’s fair to say we, like everyone else in the U.K. are just DESPERATE for some warmer weather now.  more “Has Spring finally sprung? A Great Little Garden £125 giveaway”

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GUEST POST: Removing weeds from your lawn using natural solutions

When you sprinkle your garden, the nutrients that you want your plants to consume might be snatched by the unwanted weeds lying around. I am positive that weeds are plotting world domination. more “GUEST POST: Removing weeds from your lawn using natural solutions”

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11 indoor plants that even you can’t kill

There was a time when my husband and I could be found on a Saturday morning scouring the shops for a new top to wear on our Saturday night out. These days, our weekend shopping trips seem to be based more and more around the garden centre, and I dread to think how much we’ve spent over the years on flowers, plants, shrubs and trees.  more “11 indoor plants that even you can’t kill”

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GUEST POST: Tips for building beautiful small gardens quickly

Space can be an issue for many aspiring gardeners. After all, people aspire to have huge, beautiful gardens filled with a variety of flowers and trees. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to achieve this, but there’s also no shame in having small yet admirable gardens. In fact, designing your small garden might just convince you that size doesn’t always equate to being better. Due to the small size, such a garden will be easier to manage and will have a unique charm to it. Thus, we have provided several tips in achieving small yet wondrous gardens. more “GUEST POST: Tips for building beautiful small gardens quickly”

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