How does your garden grow? DIY plant markers

Now that the plants are starting to grow in our new garden, I’m beginning to lose track of what’s what. This happens particularly often with the herbs in my raised planted, because I’m not very well trained in recognising herb leaves. Okay, I know what the difference between basil, chives, parsley and rosemary but all […]

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How does your garden grow? Finished veggie patch

I now declare this veggie patch… open! It’s planted up with runner beans, peas, squash, cucumber, tomatoes, peppers, chillis, lettuce and herbs, plus a gooseberry bush and blackberry plant in the side border and fruit trees in the corner of the garden. At the moment it looks really neat and tidy – the way I’d […]

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