Wildlife in our garden and easy ways to help your local wildlife!

My reasons for being eco-friendly mainly centre around wanting a healthy and happy future for myself and generations to come and my way of approaching it so far has mainly involved thinking about reducing the rubbish my household produces, trying to source sustainable products and trying to make the most of everything I have. I’ve
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A home grown winter salad!

Around a week or so ago, I had the last salad of the year from our veg garden.  Everything was homegrown and it included: tomatoes – yellow and red cucumber radishes rocket pak choi courgette chives lemon balm We (i.e. my husband) planted the cucumber and courgettes quite late and although we didn’t have great
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Our garlic harvest!

Back in February we bought three garlic bulbs for £5 at Seedy Sunday in Brighton.  My hubby did a great job of planting them, watering them and working out when they were ready to harvest.   We also had a little assistance from the garlic farm cook book, which tells you about the different types of garlic,
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The view from my kitchen door and homegrown salad!

I love the view of beans growing right outside my kitchen door.  We are really lucky and have a dedicated fruit and vegetable garden right next to our kitchen.  Even better than that my husband has got really into growing vegetables.  So every day I get to go out there and pick salad for my
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More flowers!

We are really lucky to have several beautiful well established rose bushes in our garden.  As I mentioned recently I am not a fan of shop bought flowers and with roses like these in my garden, I really don’t need them!  These roses look beautiful indoors and out! Just over a week ago my husband picked some
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A free upcycled pallet herb planter

When we first moved into our home we planted up a bed in our garden with herbs.  This year we decided that we wanted to grow more veg and that we should move the herbs to make way for veg growing.  We wanted to keep the herbs, just in a slightly more space saving way.
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