We grow everything in really small quantities so when they’re gone, they’re gone (until next year). Everything is grown organically and with no peat in our composts, we also use recycled and recyclable pots where possible.
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Blue is the new black
In our house this is most definitely the case as we just took delivery of a thousand 13cm blue plant pots. I’ll wind back a year to the point that I decided that I would be growing plants to sell rather than just a few propagated cuttings to bolster the collection that I have already. […]
There are many sources that tell you that composting bindweed, not just bindweed but all perennial weeds such as couch grass and dandelion is a bad idea. It’s really not true, these will rot down just as well as anything else if you give them time. How I see it is that I’ve spent time […]
Starting up a back yard plant nursery
This has been a long time coming as I’ve made decisions about space and time (in a tangible sense) but I’ve decided that with the limited resources that I have I’m going to start up a back yard plant nursery. We were having a discussion a few days ago about the name of it and what we’re going to refer to it as and Fee pointed out that if you can have a micro-brewery then why can’t you have a micro-nursery?
Gardening in a changing climate
The climate is different from the weather and as Mark Twain once said ‘Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get’, although the two are related it’s the overall general change that is important. I say that but as March this year showed us, a little inclement weather can have a dramatic and detrimental effect.