Archive | March, 2009

Grow your own veg seeds

21. March 2009

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Grow your own veg seeds

Seed planting is a great way to get back into gardening in spring. I always plant mine on sunny days so have been very busy this past week with the absolutely glorious weather – temperatures regularly up to 18c! Its a brilliant way to source plants for the veg patch as it costs almost nothing […]

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Allotment Aristocrats

20. March 2009

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Allotment Aristocrats

Have just found this wonderful web-site which gives you the planting times for every sort of vegetable. Its a brilliant way to keep an eye on what needs going into the ground now that spring appears to be emerging . http://www.gardenaction.co.uk/fruit_veg_diary/veg_planner.asp. You can even load up when the first and last frost might happen in […]

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Kitchen Garden tips from America

19. March 2009

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Kitchen Garden tips from America

The Obamas continue to inspire  the green revolution on the American homefront. First lady Michelle Obama broke the ground today on a new garden near the fountain on the South Lawn that will supply the White House kitchen. She was joined by students from Bancroft Elementary School in the District of Columbia. The children will […]

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Rainwater Harvesting means business

15. March 2009

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Thought I would continue with the issue of water conservation as I feel passionately about this subject. The Government has introduced more incentives for businesses to install Rainwater Harvesting systems . The message seems to be working as there are an increasing number of new buildings and rennovations using Rainwater Harvesting as an effective and […]

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