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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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  • 15 tonnes of compost

    Compost envy

    What does 15 tonnes of compost look like? It’s not the sort of questions that you get much joy out of an internet search for, unfortunately one that I found myself in need of an answer for recently. I did find the answer in the end but only in my time honoured style of doing […]

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  • Recyclable plant pots

    Blue is the new black

    In our house blue is definitely the new black as we just took delivery of a thousand 13cm blue recyclable plant pots. For an explanation as to the events leading up to this I’ll wind back a year to the point that I decided that I would be growing plants to sell rather than just […]

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  • Composted bindweed

    Composting bindweed

    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 […]

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  • Malva zabrina

    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?

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