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The Patient Gardener

For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness – Gertrude Jekyll

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My Garden This Weekend – 20/9/15

We have had a lovely early Autumn weekend which has allowed for some gardening as well as a wander round the local flea fair.  Parts of the garden are looking really good right now and I am particularly pleased with... Continue Reading →

My garden this weekend – 21st September 2014

Unlike some parts of the country we have been lucky to have a couple of days rain towards the end of the week.  It was mostly light persistent rain but there were a few real downpours which have filled up... Continue Reading →

My garden this weekend – 9th March 2014

Yellow describes this weekend - the sun has shone, the daffodils have bloomed and I have had two happy days gardening. Last weekend having only one day's good weather I charged around the garden and the same was true yesterday... Continue Reading →

The 20-30 Something Garden Guide – A Book Review

Hells bells my shoddy compost making has been immortalised in print in my friend Dee's new book - The 20-30 Something Garden Guide. I met Dee last summer at the Garden Bloggers Spring Fling in San Francisco.  We seemed to... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 3rd March 2013

This weekend saw a slight increase in temperature and on Saturday the sun was shining.  There was still a nip in the air so I decided that if I was going to spend some time out side I would need... Continue Reading →

How not to make compost

I posted earlier this week at the turn of the  year about my plans  for the garden for 2013 and how I wanted to be a better gardener.  An example of my rubbish horticultural practice is my compost bins.  The... Continue Reading →

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