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Top Ten Round Courgette Varieties

Curcurbita pepo may have been cultivated for upwards of 5,000 years but I bet they have not always been called Read more..

Quicker Better Good Looking Compost

Quicker Compost Tips For winter keep the heat in your compost heap by covering the pile of rotting waste. Read more..

The Pandora Box

Have you ever heard the story of the Pandora's Box? Long long ago while growing up in northern Spain, I discovered a Read more..


Outside a cold wind is howling, all morning the rain has been pelting the windows... I’m enchanted by the music it Read more..

Plants for different levels of Shade

Overhanging deciduous tree Shade Rain and light will penetrate during spring and winter. Native woodland plants that Read more..

A Walk around the not so Exotic Garden in late January…

Ahhh – the delights of late January 2011! Well, at least the days are getting longer and some plants are starting to Read more..

Queensland Blue Pumpkin

I still have a few Winter squash keeping well in storage. On checking this Queensland Blue Pumpkin I noticed that a Read more..

Winter bliss

During cold weather one is inclined to seek indoor comfort... All what comes to my mind these days is a fire blazing Read more..


Welcome to "SHOW OFF YOUR COTTAGE MONDAY", a blog party I host at the beginning of each week to celebrate the things we Read more..

Christmas Dinner!

I've been trying hard this year to fill the 'hungry gap' - that's the time in Winter and early Spring when there is Read more..