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Run Rabbit Run

Run Rabbit Run

Yesterday, while clearing the veg garden of unwanted plants and weeds, a small rabbit darted from its cover and ran towards the end of the yew hedge that separates us from our neighbours. Ah…this is what’s been munching some of my veg and flowers in the main border, I thought. ...
Moon motivation

Moon motivation

I’ve been interested in biodynamic gardening ever since I visited Thornage Hall  which is about half an hour’s drive north of Norwich. It’s a farm which is one of many Camphill communities – inspired by the teachings of Karl Konig and Rudolf Steiner. They are quite rigorous about their biodynamic practice ...
Little and Often

Little and Often

How are your gardens doing? Here, the damson tree is in full bloom. The small, furry buds on the pear trees are just about to follow and the quince and apples will probably flower in the next couple of weeks. And yet there’s been a cold north easterly the past ...
Back to The Garden

Back to The Garden

Hi everyone! It’s been so long – almost a year since I last posted  – and so much has happened I don’t know quite where to begin. It feels like we’ve suddenly been catapulted into a dystopian future from which there is no immediate escape. The country’s in lockdown and ...
The Garden in June

The Garden in June

I’ve planted out my squash, courgettes and beans. A colleague gave me the courgette seeds. He says – despite their ugly appearance – they are the best tasting he’s ever grown. The variety is Rugosa Fruilana. The winter squash are mainly Uchiki Kuri. These bright orange onion squash are perfect ...
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