Tag Archives: Gardening

Cold Frames

I made another cold frame yesterday, using the same design I’ve used for the last several ones I’ve made. They are 4 feet by 4 feet square, about 8 inches tall in front and tapering to 12-1/2 inches in back. … Continue reading

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Gardening Book Review: Oriental Vegetables

Oriental Vegetables: The Complete Guide for the Gardening Cook By Joy Larkcom 232 pages I bought this book last year when I was looking to expand my knowledge about growing and cooking with Oriental vegetables. I have found that there … Continue reading

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Handy Online Resources for Gardeners

I don’t know about you, but when I find a neat online resource, I like to share it with others. And no, I’m not talking about a youtube video of a piano-playing cat – cute though it may be! No, … Continue reading

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Last But Not Least

The calendar on the wall says that another year is coming to an end. I’m not really big on resolutions, and today finds me no more introspective than usual. I went for a nice walk this morning, enjoying the balmy … Continue reading

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How Hardy Is Lettuce?

Lettuce is generally regarded as being a hardy annual vegetable. But how hardy is it really? This year I have been experimenting to try and find the answer to that question. And a colder than usual November and December has … Continue reading

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