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Winter thoughts

Most of us dread the thought of winter approaching, but I love the thought of sitting down in front of the fire reading a gardening catalogue in the middle of winter planning what to do next year. Would be a good time to get some extra training and ideas from the Master Gardening gurus.

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Courgette Conundrum?

courgette-cakeWell it has happened again! After last year I promised myself that I would not let my courgettes become marrows while my back was turned! But with all this rain and warm temperatures I visited my plot to discover 6 whoppers!!! I returned to the house wearily to hear the moans of my family as [...]

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Dunchurch Infant School’s Big Feast

Dunchurch Infant School’s Big Feast  Friday the 5th July was the first lunch time feast for the schools garden club. The gardening club was only formed earlier this year and the children have been busy sowing and planting a wide range of vegetables and Friday was the chance for all 24 children that have been involved to celebrate their [...]

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Bees are amazing. Unraveling the Pollinating Secrets of a Bee’s Buzz

Bee-on-sunflowerPlease have a quick look at this amazing link of how and why bees buzz to pollinate http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/11/science/unraveling-the-pollinating-secrets-of-a-bees-buzz.html?_r=1& Fascinating! The worrying bit is why scientists are doing this research?…so we can re-create the effect, (at vast profit) for when the bees are gone??

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500L Big pot update

2-big-potsMy big 500L pots are growing well and since these were taken the corn are 2 foot tall!

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