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Forming a relationship with the garden

As time goes on my relationship with the small area comprising my polyculture patches changes and deepens in previously unanticipated and unexpected ways.  Having spent some time considering why, I think that there are two main reasons. The first is … Continue reading

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Growing Oca (2)

There is a lot of interest in growing oca – the post back in April https://annisveggies.wordpress.com/2011/04/09/growing-oca/ is one of the most visited ones on the blog – so I thought it was time for a quick update on how it is … Continue reading

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Is anyone interested in piloting a demonstration of perennial vegetables?

I would really like to hear from you if you are interested in working with me to plan and plant a polyculture of perennial vegetables in your back garden.  Ideally I am looking for someone who: Lives in the UK. Is passionate about … Continue reading

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Growing Oca

I grew oca for the first time last year and loved it.  The taste of the tubers has been described as lemony potatoes and that is a good description.  It was hard not to eat them all but I wanted to … Continue reading

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Forest Gardening in Miniature (2)

If you are reading this you are almost certainly acquainted with what a forest garden is.  If you are not then go to http://www.agroforestry.co.uk/forgndg.html to see Martin Crawford walking in and talking about his forest garden.  His garden is utterly lovely … Continue reading

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Early Bounty

Wild garlic is now growing in profusion in the garden.  I have been harvesting small leaves for a couple of weeks but it seems that recent rain has brought on a growth spurt and large leaves abound.  I use it … Continue reading

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