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Veg Plotting

by VP

Veg Plotting

GBBD: Batchelor's Buttons

April 15, 2014

The most striking feature of the front garden side border at this time of the year is Kerria japonica 'Pleniflora' aka Batchelor's buttons, Jew's mallow or Japanese rose. As you can ... read more

Grow Our Own

by Carrie

Grow Our Own

Happy Birthday Plot 24a

April 14, 2014

In on my way to bonny Scotland - hurray!! But in bigger news 24a is 6 yrs old today!!Eeeeekkk my baby! They grow up so quickly..Those silly RHS people ruined ... read more

My Tiny Plot

by mtp

My Tiny Plot

Replacing Box Edging – Already!

April 1, 2014

I knew it was a risk when I planted it but the Box hedging has started to succumb to Box Blight already. I’ve replaced two of the bushes because they ... read more

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Vegpatchblog

by Richard W.

Vegpatchblog

What, even more no rain?

February 2, 2014

Yup, no rain from dawn to dusk.  In fact, the sun's been out all day, which is typical, as 'er in doors decreed that we were going shopping for new ... read more

Bifurcated Carrots

by Patrick

Bifurcated Carrots

GM Blue Tomatoes on the Way

January 26, 2014

Since the BBC was so rude as to delete my comment on this article, I’ll include it here: You have this story completely wrong. The GM tomatoes from a snapdragon ... read more

Daughter of the Soil

by Rebsie Fairholm

Daughter of the Soil

Potato blessings

May 22, 2011

Thank you to all who left comments about the fence issue, they lifted my spirits. The neighbours have now finished putting the fence up, though since I took this picture ... read more