Category Archives: garden

Our garden in September

Let’s be frank, at this time of year gardens are not terribly exciting or photogenic, but having documented our work through the summer I want to keep track of what we are doing even as we enter into autumn and the season of bare beds and dormant growth. In September we cleared out the spent…

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Our Plum climbing frame upgrade and storm repair

Two years ago we bought Theo a climbing frame for his third birthday, before we bought it I did a lot of research including looking (unsuccessfully!) for a video review on youtube. After it arrived I recorded my own review and discovered that I wasn’t the only one looking for more information as 24 months…

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Our garden in August : Out with one tree, in with another

This month we said goodbye to a large pine tree in our garden. It was a decision I felt torn about right up until the morning that the tree surgeons arrived, but I’m relieved to say we are delighted with the results. The tree was about 30ft tall and had completely outgrown the spot in…

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Our garden in July

Our July update is a little late but I’m determined to keep a record of our evolving outside space as this year has already been a significant one for changes and we have a few more lined up over the coming months. But first a look at what’s in flower in our garden. We still…

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Growing rabbit proof salad with Habitat

Over the last few summers we’ve made various attempts to grow vegetables in our garden. The first summer in our house we had a complete disaster when I planted out dozens of tiny little plants I’d nurtured from seed in our raised bed and then saw them obliterated overnight by the local wildlife. The next…

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