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Entries from February 21, 2012

Money saving in the greenhouse

February 21, 2012 by rosalinsvegblog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Recycled pots, labels and some saved seed

Maybe it’s my Scottish heritage, but I do like saving money when it comes to gardening! Last year I just couldn’t bear to throw away those dinky little pots you get with Gu choc pots … I experimented with a few last year but made the mistake of not adding hole in the bottom, with soggy results! So […]

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Logans and Japanese Wineberries: better late than never

February 21, 2012 by rosalinsvegblog · No Comments · logans

We’ve promised ourselves all winter that we would ‘sort out ‘the long bed on our eastern boundary.  In our ‘new’ garden we inherited some very overgrown logans and ‘some very furry stemmed things’. We eventually identified the latter as Japanese wineberries. I’ll post photos when they crop, but they look like a cross between alpine […]

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MY IT’S COLD OUT THERE! CAN WE USE HEAT RECOVERY?

February 9, 2012 by rosalinsvegblog · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Well we have survived the snow so far, but the cold frost nights are taking their toll. The garden is the place for the brave right now! Even my Lenten roses so happily in full bloom a couple of weeks ago are hanging their heads – and who would blame them! Even though the cold frame seems […]

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