Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sweet cicely seeds available

I have just harvested ripe seeds from my sweet cicely plants.  If anyone would like some please email me on annisveggies@hotmail.co.uk.  I won’t be charging for them. Sweet cicely is a herbaceous perennial reaching up to two or three feet … Continue reading

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Tiny fruit trees – summer 2017

I am growing the fruit trees in my garden as ‘tiny fruit trees’ according the to method of Anne Ralph and as described in previous posts here and here. All these fruit trees are planted in polycultures of other fruits, … Continue reading

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Enjoying a summer’s day

It is 16th July and the sun has come out after a dull morning. I would have liked rain as it has been incredibly dry for this part of the world, but despite that most plants are doing well (and … Continue reading

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London Glades: Forest Garden Solutions For Urban Spaces at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Here is a wonderful forest garden – created for the recent RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – a beautiful and inspiring space that hopefully will lead to the creation of many, many more such gardens. Source: London Glades: Forest … Continue reading

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Les Bois de Saint Hilaire

I was on holiday in France in mid June and had sat down in the shade at the camp site to write about forest gardens, and in particular, the ‘model’ of a natural woodland from which forest gardening takes its … Continue reading

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