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The Full Buck Moon – Newsletter No 3.

I’m not sure if it’s a buck or a doe that’s been visiting my garden at night, but Buck Moon seems a very fitting name for the July Full Moon this year. Read about the night time visitors to my garden, some welcome, some not so much… Continue reading

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5 easy recipes using garlic scapes.

Looking for some easy and great tasting recipes for using garlic scapes? Here are five of my favourites. Continue reading

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Sweet dreams are made from chamomile.

Chamomile is one of the easiest herbs to grow in your garden. It’s also incredibly simple to harvest and dry the flowers for a cup of calming chamomile tea. Continue reading

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Whales, fishing boats, ferries, folk art and other gems. All in my own ‘neck’ of the woods.

Sometimes you don’t have to go far to find new places. We took a road trip around our own ‘neck’ of the woods and found folk art, fishing boats and other gems. Continue reading

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5 Reasons to grow dandelions in your lawn.

Once you get to view the lowly dandelion as something other than a weed, you’ll be happy to have this tenacious perennial in your garden.

Here are 5 good reasons to let them grow in your lawn and gardens. Continue reading

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Under her wing.

“Mother’s gonna keep you right here under her wing. She won’t let you fly, but she might let you sing. Mama will keep baby cozy and warm.” – Pink Floyd Hardy in all weathers, Rhode Island Reds┬ádon’t seem to mind … Continue reading

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