Category Archives: Suppliers

Good sources of unusual seeds and plants

Recent plantings and changes in the Borderland garden

I have made some changes in the Borderland garden over the past two weeks.  The vegetable patch begun last year (for a polyculture of perennial vegetables) has been moved and fruit trees planted.  The vegetable patch was in the way … Continue reading

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List of Perennial Vegetable Suppliers 2014

The most popular links on my blog are easily those to seed companies that sell perennial vegetables.  Last year I did a spreadsheet to cover all the main perennials and who supplies them and supplied it to a few people … Continue reading

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Using diverse crops to ensure a yield (2)

If my garden is not resilient it is nothing; and as the summer moves on this is becoming ever more apparent.  The garden may be small, but for the area it occupies it is productive and I hope to improve … Continue reading

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Autumn glory

This morning the glorious autumn sunshine sparkled on the dew covered garden.  It was like a distillation of joy!  I have no time to spend outside today soaking up the sunshine and pottering about; but small moments rescued from between the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Welsh onions

I harvested two Welsh onions this afternoon.  They were approximately 95 cm tall at the highest point and yielded 200g of green leaf  and 125g of stem.  I use the leaves raw in salad, or if they are a bit tough they can be lightly … Continue reading

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After six months of happy blogging……….

After six months of happy blogging what have I learned about my garden and blogging about it? Firstly it has been immensely gratifying that people actually visit the blog and read it, and even more so when they leave a … Continue reading

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New arrivals

I always get excited about new plants.  Watching seedlings pop up to the surface is endlessly fascinating and getting new plants from a grower or nursery is better than unwrapping my Christmas presents!  Someone at work said I must have … Continue reading

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