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July, 4

Fruit and Veg

Now that the winter months are nearly over you will notice that your garden is starting to rise from its winter slumber. So naturally, now is the time to start thinking about and planning for the spring and summer. To bring your garden back to its full glory after...

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Glut Instinct

“Growing your own produce is great if you want no food, then 400 tomatoes, then nothing, then 120 cucumbers, then nothing, then 3 carrots that...

BITTERSWEET MEMORIES OF 2020

The year 2020. Where to begin? It’s tempting to dive straight into the obvious negatives – and let’s face it that would be rich...

A Year of Plotting

January 2020 After waiting only four months, we got the news that we had reached the top of the allotment...

National Allotments Week 2021

I am surprised and embarrassed to note that the last time I wrote on TFG’s blog was back in January. Where have the last...

How To Use Horse Manure In Your Garden

No good gardener ever turns down the offer of a load of well-composted horse manure. Some may even go weak at the knees at...

How to Enjoy Your Garden in February

Excitement is mounting at The Watch House. At the end of this month, The Frustrated Gardener will be getting a complete makeover, including a...

How to Enjoy Your Garden in March

Although winter’s icy fingers cling to March, their grip weakens daily. The weather may not always be clement, but there’s no turning back now;...

Here Comes Summer!

The title of of this post is tongue-in-cheek given I’m sat at my desk with rain pattering on the skylight and a brisk draught...

A Stroll Around The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Work brought me to Edinburgh this week. I could not pay a visit to one of my favourite cities in the world without a...

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