Category Archives: gardening

Our winter harvest and Spring planning 

We enjoyed our haul for dinner last night – what satisfaction it is to be eating what we grew! And then it was into spring planning, I don’t know how you do it but I listed all the seeds I … Continue reading

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We have results!!

I’ve been keenly watching all the brassicas and peas I’ve planted in the garden this Autumn, especially after the crazy sun/rain/sun/rain we’ve been experiencing the last few weeks. I’m so happy to share these little beauties I uncovered this week. … Continue reading

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Pretty Purple Peas

I finally got out into the garden to list all the flowering plants I could find and record them in my new Garden Journal (can you believe there are 20 so far this month!)- and on Friday I was thrilled … Continue reading

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Herb Cottage delivery

Part two of my birthday present arrived today! I have had a shopping cart open on Mud Brick Cottage Herb Farm for at least a month and this week I finally hit Purchase. Bright and early this morning an express … Continue reading

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Winter jobs: Seed Catalogue

When it’s dark and blowing a gale outside I’m very happy to find an inside job to do.  At the start of the year I bought myself this nifty set of metal file drawers, in excellent working condition with a … Continue reading

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My new Garden Journal

Imagine my surprise when only a week after I’d given mum her special Furoshiki wrapped birthday gift, the same bundle was returned to me! Although this time it held a very special folder Mum had put together for all my … Continue reading

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Painting Emma

What toddler doesn’t like painting? I’ve been meaning to try mossing our concrete statue ‘Emma’ for years and today I found myself with two well-expired tubs of yoghurt in the fridge, some leftover moss from a flower job and a … Continue reading

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