Monthly Archives: April 2012

Salad plantings

Also on my March planting list were green salad leaves. All of my preferred green salad leaves are cut-and-come-again types; from a permaculture perspective, that’s a more productive use of the soil as you can keep harvesting throughout the season … Continue reading

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Potatoes, babies, and tricycles

I decided to plan for a very low maintenance allotment this year, given that I also have a new garden and (rather more time-consumingly) a new baby to deal with. Over the winter, the main beds have almost all been … Continue reading

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Planting tomatoes for this year

It’s spring, so I’ve been doing a lot of planting in the garden. For once I actually have a month by month list, entered into my diary on a weekly basis, as the only way I’ll get things done on … Continue reading

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From pallets to shed

I spent much of February slowly constructing a shed (more of a tool cupboard, really; our garden is very small) from deconstructed pallets. The first step was to measure up (my shed was 80cm x 60cm in footprint, and spade-height-plus-a-bit … Continue reading

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Making things

Recently, I have been making things: The second one took a bit longer, and is kind of still under construction. Actually the shed is also still under construction, lacking as it does a door; it has however had front battens … Continue reading

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