Category Archives: Seeds and seed saving

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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Review of ‘The Long Border’

This review of the bed I call ‘The Long Border’ is the second of a number of reviews I am undertaking to assess how the garden is changing and developing.  My previous post on ‘The Triangle Bed’ gives further details … Continue reading

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Plants on the move

I don’t do much in the way of interfering in my garden and as a result plants can move about in unplanned ways that often make lovely combinations.  Some are vegetables, some herbs and others are flowers, but they all … Continue reading

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Sweet cicely seeds

My sweet cicely seeds are just about ripe.  If you would like some to sow right away please email me – annisveggies@hotmail.co.uk or leave a comment on this post.  I don’t anticipate charging postage if you live in the UK … Continue reading

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Will it grow?

That was the question from the puzzled looking greengrocer in the market the other morning.  I was buying a celeriac and as he apologetically told me that it still had leaves on, I replied that it didn’t matter, but was … Continue reading

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….. and the beginning of a new challenge

Over the years of experimenting with perennial vegetables I have been buying and also saving a lot of seeds.  Of course I have planted a lot too, but I seem to have ended up with an amazing quantity.  As we … Continue reading

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