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Garden journal – 6 October 2017

I did some ‘work’ in the garden today.  Not counting minor interventions like taking off dock leaves and flowering stems it was the first time I had done anything since pruning the fruit trees and removing the flowering stems from … Continue reading

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Review of spring polyculture patch

This bed was started in the spring of 2014.  Originally I just needed somewhere to transplant a number of perennial vegetables from my first bed in this garden (below) which was about to be covered over with an extension to … Continue reading

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Delights in the Mid Winter Garden

I would contend that a garden of edible perennials must be one of the few to yield delights in the cold and often bleak mid winter months.  I have left a number of root vegetables in the ground over the … Continue reading

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My book – Edible Perennial Gardening!

I have been researching and growing perennial veggies since 2005 and blogging about how I do this for a couple of years.  My aim has always been to be able to find out as much as I could and then … Continue reading

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Winter Harvest

It is 28 January (2013) and there are still a few small fingers of ice on the lawn, the remnants of the frozen carpet that had been in place for nine days.  The photo below was taken some time during … Continue reading

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Reviewing 2012

Yet again the weather over the past twelve months has been really challenging.  2011 was uncharacteristically dry and 2012 was unbelievably wet.  It is therefore really gratifying that in the main my perennial veggies have grown well and yielded more … Continue reading

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Making more room to grow……..

I have long hankered after more growing space and was really pleased when in early spring my partner suggested that we move the decking and take up the remaining back lawn in order to create more veggie growing space.  This … Continue reading

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