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An idea when you are planning your garden for next year is looking at companion planting and in particular Guilds. The most famous Guild that i learned about when i was doing my permaculture course is the Three Sisters Guild of Corn, Squash and Beans. I have been doing some reading about this guild and i'll copy and paste a little as some people have already written so much about this already and i can't really put it across any better than they already have !
Plant first the…Continue
I drove past the Waterfoot planters on my way to Whitworth the other and was pleasantly surprised at what I saw!
On the way back, I stopped to take photos.
Someone, has completely tidied the existing planets which were very overgrown, and, replaced them with new plants after giving a complete makeover!
I am steaming my first dwarf french beans as I type. Michael popped round for a visit and swapped some Kale seedlings for some of my Lollo rosso and we had a real good chat and I think you maybe hearing more from us in the future!!
Anyway beans should be done and I'm in a rush to try them so I will write more later this week.
We have tomatoes at last, well tiny ones at the moment but quite a few, I love tomatoes so I can't wait for them to grow. Our dwarf french beans are doing really well too and I made pea, potatoe and green cabbage curry last week with our peas and although it wasn't very attractive to look at (contents of a babies nappy!!) it tasted great. The lollo rosso are rapidly growing along with the beetroot and carrots and we…Continue
Added by Louise Gregory on July 25, 2011 at 17:11 — No Comments
Hi, again even though the weather hasn’t been too good and rain turns the balcony into a bit of a slippery paddling pool, I’ve been busy moving red onions, dwarf French beans and peas out on to the balcony from their kitchen window nursery. I have added more photos to my album, none of a newly constructed corner planter as yet, but hopefully I can add that next week!…Continue
Added by Louise Gregory on June 20, 2011 at 16:18 — No Comments