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Genius or Gimmick?

Like many of us, I have been curious about the recent upside-down gardening fad, but have been reluctant to jump in.  Until, that is, I realized a bought a greenhouse which had, until last week, several metres of unused space, … Continue reading

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Those conniving little….

One of the curses gardeners must contend with is the wretched rust fly.  Similar in appearance to the average house fly, the rust fly’s sole mission in life is to find and infest carrots, parsnips, celery, celeriac, parsley and dill.  They … Continue reading

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How soon is too soon?

It seems like that’s the question on everyone’s mind-especially given the long weekend that’s coming up.  And like many questions, the somewhat frustrating answer is: well, that depends. Depends mostly on what you’re considering planting and where.  If the soil … Continue reading

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