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Happiness month day 15 – Home grown food
Monday, 15 Aug, 2011 – 4:18 | 4 Comments
Happiness month day 15 – Home grown food

For the first time we’re growing sweet bell peppers – check out the photos of our harvest!

Growing food without a garden
Tuesday, 10 May, 2011 – 4:07 | 41 Comments
Growing food without a garden

ever wondered what to grow on your balcony, in hanging baskets or on your windowsill?

The green gallery
Wednesday, 27 Apr, 2011 – 3:48 | 12 Comments
The green gallery

My first week of participating in ‘The Gallery’ – with the theme of ‘green’ how could I resist?

Creating a green garden
Thursday, 7 Apr, 2011 – 4:05 | 6 Comments
Creating a green garden

Today’s carbon fast is an interesting idea to me. It reads
“Have a truly “Green” lawn and garden by avoiding use of toxic chemicals.”

Get Free seed potatoes!
Wednesday, 23 Feb, 2011 – 4:04 | Comments Off on Get Free seed potatoes!
Get Free seed potatoes!

The other week I told you how to get free tomato seeds.
This week I want to tell you about getting some free seed potatoes courtesy of potatoes for Schools.
Unfortunately the offer is closed for this …

How to chit seed potatoes
Friday, 18 Feb, 2011 – 4:17 | Comments Off on How to chit seed potatoes
How to chit seed potatoes

You’ve probably heard the term ‘chitting’ when it comes to planting seed potatoes but do you know what chitting potatoes means or how to do it?
Do you need to chit? Will your crop fail if …

How to grow tomatoes with FREE seeds!
Friday, 11 Feb, 2011 – 4:41 | Comments Off on How to grow tomatoes with FREE seeds!
How to grow tomatoes with FREE seeds!

I don’t know about you, but I’m itching to get my hands in the soil.
The other day I saw clumps of snowdrops – for me, that’s a sure sign that spring is on the way …

Potato day at Garden Organic
Friday, 21 Jan, 2011 – 4:02 | Comments Off on Potato day at Garden Organic
Potato day at Garden Organic

When you wander around your local store, how many varieties of potato do you notice?
In some supermarkets you might be able to choose from half a dozen, but in many stores you’ll simply have ‘reds’ …

Six things you never knew you could compost
Monday, 13 Dec, 2010 – 4:21 | 12 Comments
Six things you never knew you could compost

For this week’s ‘Change the world Wednesday‘ challenge we’re off to the compost bin!
Home composting is a great way to turn waste into a valuable resource, especially when you consider that around 60% of the …

Growing food all year round, indoors
Monday, 22 Nov, 2010 – 4:13 | 5 Comments
Growing food all year round, indoors

This week, for our ‘Change the World Wednesday‘ Challenge, Reduce footprints wants us to exercise our green fingers.
Set by one of the participants of the challenge Rewinn says “I like the idea of microgardening. Almost …