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Planting out

Every year I fill the windowsills with pots of seedlings, which then need to be planted out in the garden when the weather is suitable. And at this point, it gets tricky! 431 more words


Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb

You may recall that back in March at the York Food For Life Awards I received a very special lunch invitation:

Last Thursday was The Big Day! 254 more words

Anneliese Emmans Dean

Culture Carneval

After the Saturday market in Uppsala, I took in a bit of the culture carneval taking place all over town. The Linne Gardens, taken over by Carl Linnaeus in 1741, had a baroque theme to their activities, and a plant market, so I had to go. 52 more words


Mulberry time

It’s a race between humans and chooks….
Why? …coz it’s mulberry time !

Green Tomato Chutney

I bet that someone, somewhere in the world is picking some homegrown green tomatoes right now! This is my recipe for an amazingly delicious and much healthier version of a traditional allotment chutney that contains no refined sugar. 215 more words


are sprouting in the soil

even as bureaucrats

bury stock

in landfill

or warehouses.



along the bookcase

irises, tulips, daffodils

exuberance and abundance… 33 more words


One of Nature's Mysteries to Solve

Hey there,

We ran by this one some time ago. The leaves should be fully out, but we wanted to see if you humans recognize this tree.

Check back with you later!

Backyard Habitat