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Seed Sowing 3/4

Seed Sowing 3/4

10th March, 2011
Pots are filled to about 2-3cm from the top. Topping material is added to bring the level up to 1cm from the top. [more]
 
Seed Sowing 2/4

Seed Sowing 2/4

10th March, 2011
I do not use seed or cutting compost, it is gutless and prone to compaction, I just use a general potting mix, however I am also a great advocate for the use of a topping substrate. I use a 50-50... [more]
 
Seed Sowing 1/4

Seed Sowing 1/4

10th March, 2011
I have a very lazy method of washing pots before seed sowing. A quick rinse under the small waterfall that comes down from the moor at Plantsmans Corner, then I just let them drift downstream to a pool where... [more]
 
Hens and Arabs

Hens and Arabs

7th March, 2011
Six months ago, at the beginning of winter, we bought six scabby old hens that were almost featherless and due to be gassed. They had done their year in a battery farm where they were caged and lived as egg... [more]
 
A Country Border & Cottage Pie

A Country Border & Cottage Pie

2nd March, 2011
The typical English country cottage border, gravel paths and plants full of life squeezed happily into whatever space they can find. This ones a part of my mother-in-laws garden in Cotherstone, it is filled to brimming, some might say overfilled... [more]
 
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