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January Gardening Notes 0

Posted on January 14, 2011 by Gardening Guru

Okay so we are a little late with this one but better late than never. Read the rest of this entry →


Herb Seeds – Growing Herbs 1

Posted on December 28, 2010 by Gardening Guru

Anise - An unusual herb

Nearly all herb varieties can be grown, with very little effort, from seed although this obviously takes a little longer to grow than buying a ready grown plant from the supermarket.  However you can’t forget that growing your own herbs, from seed, gives you a vast selection of varieties and a fantastic return on your investment of a little time, money, water and space. Read the rest of this entry →


Wherefore art thou rosemary? 0

Posted on November 23, 2010 by Original Touch Seeds

Rosmarinus officinalis, or just rosemary if you prefer, has the most fantastic aromatic leaves which are traditionally used to flavour cooked meats and sauces.  However rosemary has another little trick up it’s sleeve. Read the rest of this entry →


Fairytales in the Vegetable Plot 2

Posted on September 22, 2010 by Gardening Guru

Rampion - Not Grimm but a pleasure

Ever heard of rampion?  We bet that you have, only maybe you do not know it! 

According to the Brothers Grimm fairytale, it was the rampion plant that was so desired by a pregnant woman that her husband (as usual getting in trouble for his wife) stole it from the garden of their neighbour.  Unfortunately she was a witch who caught him and as a punishment made him promise to give her his unborn Read the rest of this entry →




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