Tag Archives: Weeds

The neglected garden

Blogging about sustainability is not the only activity which has taken a back seat lately. Lots of other things seem to have temporarily fallen by the side.  So what does a usually productive garden look like after months of neglect? Months … Continue reading

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Spring in the backyard

At this time of year, there is so much happening in the garden it’s sometimes hard to keep up. I don’t like to miss out on anything interesting so every morning I do a quick tour, coffee cup in hand. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Nettles

Nettles can be carefully harvested to make a very good winter soup and immune system booster. They are high in protein, iron, vitamin A and C. It is best to grow your own and avoid picking them from verges or … Continue reading

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More winter weeds

After reading yesterday’s post, if you have not been a fan of weeds so far are you starting to look at them differently? I hope so. It would be a shame to ignore the value of these plants. They are … Continue reading

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Beautiful winter weeds

Beautiful? Weeds? Ok, I admit these two words are not usually found in the same sentence; especially so close together. You hate weeds, right? They smother all your lovely ornamentals, vegetables, lawn; they are an eyesore in the garden, hardy, … Continue reading

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