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Make a Kitchen Garden 3

Make a Kitchen Garden 3

As the winter solstice looms we are asking ourselves what are we going to grow this year? For the purposes of this workshop we’ve established some strategies that will help us have more successes that failures. We’re going to be growing the easier things whilst we build up our confidence. But we also want to […]

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Let’s Make a Kitchen Garden Step 2

Our winter salad seeds have all germinated in their gutters. Since you were here Tony and I have also planted a couple of trays of pea shoots. All these can go into your kitchen garden now. But first we need to build some shelter. We need protection primarily from bird damage. Pigeons especially are partial […]

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No Dig Kitchen Garden Step 1

Around this time of year, when the border workshop course starts I find myself telling participants that they really ought to be digging over the plot they are going to use. Over the years I’ve come to realise very few volunteers actually do this. So this year we’re not going to be doing all-over digging. […]

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