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Newbury Farmers Market

                    My sister and I attended our first farmers market last Sunday.  We were both quite apprehensive but the other stall holders made us fell really welcome and showed us the ropes.  We had lots of interest from people attending the market and it was fantastic …

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Watering and Growing

Watering and growing Everywhere you turn in the field things are growing (including the weeds).  I am still waiting with much anticipation for the Dahlia and Zinnia but everything else is flowering like mad.  The hot, dry weather has meant lots of watering but much less mowing thankfully.   The general advice is to put …

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Spring

planting and progress

Planting, planting, planting   It has been a busy few weeks planting out annuals and dahlia, while keeping fingers crossed that there isn’t a sudden change in the weather.  Finally, all of the sweat peas are in.  The first sowing are starting to flower.  The biennials from last year have been flowering for the last …

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Running out of space

All of my adult life I have grown things whether in a pot on the patio, in a community garden/allotment or in the gardens of the houses we have lived in over the years.  I enjoy inspecting seed trays every day looking for new signs of life or the satisfaction of seeing new plants growing …

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