The garden project
Jun06

The garden project

The garden project started pretty much on a whim in February half-term. We were looking for a way to keep my teenage son out of mischief, so my husband gave him a sledgehammer and told him to knock down the old wood and perspex greenhouse we never used. I don’t think there was any plan beyond that, but once the greenhouse was gone, things just snowballed. It seemed that my husband had a new idea practically every week. The...

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How does your garden grow: Bindweed
Jul30

How does your garden grow: Bindweed

Regular readers will know I’m endlessly fascinated by my ever-changing garden. Every day there seems to be a new burst of colour – all of them beautiful and all of them surprising. My mum and dad have always been keen on gardening, but I never picked up much beyond daffodils, tulips, crocuses, pansies, wallflowers and geraniums. The only weeds I knew were daisies, dandelions, clover and stinging nettles. My garden has as...

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How does your garden grow? Like wildfire!
May05

How does your garden grow? Like wildfire!

I’m not much of a gardener (let’s be honest, I’m not any sort of a gardener), but I do love my garden. I love looking at it through the window and I love spending time in it. The last time I wrote about my garden, spring was only just beginning and it was all new to me. Having only lived here since the start of the year, I had no idea what was going to grow and how much work the garden was going to need. Well now the...

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