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Raised Garden Beds

 My raised garden beds,  my 2015 project,  are, once again, at the top of my mind. This morning I went out into the garden and felt Spring was actually here. Warm, still and sunny...

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They Say It’s Summer!

According to the calendar, we are now in the middle of summer. (We had the obligatory family discussion about the 21st June – is it Midsummer or the first day of summer? I go for...

Compost – Can be a Danger to Your Health!

Compost – Can be a Danger to Your Health!

On the 30th May, the Daily Telegraph reported that the contents of a back-yard compost bin had burst into flames which quickly spread to the back of the house, doing considerable damage.  Grass cuttings...

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Thoughts on Gardens

Beautiful gardens have always been a part of my life.  My grandmother would be up at daybreak every day, out in her garden weeding, digging and generally doing garden things.  She did that till...

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Why Compost?

So – why this web-site?  Why compost? Well,  this is my search for the most reliable and interesting  information available  about composting.  A compost heap has been a  part of any garden I have...