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Grow | Plant Lust

Grow | Plant Lust

Have you ever walked by a plant and been so overwhelmed by its beauty you had to have it in your garden? This probably only happens to gardeners but this happened to me quite a lot over the last two weeks resulting in some rather beautiful new additions to the cottage...

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Grow | Six on Saturday – Preparing for Spring

Grow | Six on Saturday – Preparing for Spring

Put down that cuppa and try not to gasp too loudly but this week I have tackled the land that time forgot i.e. our front garden. This Saturday's post is all about preparing for Spring with bulb planting, weeding mulching and dealing with a few, er...let's call them...

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Grow | Six on Saturday – Pink in the Rain

Grow | Six on Saturday – Pink in the Rain

It's a cold, wet windy day here. Pretty miserable when you look out at it but I ventured out to show you what is looking fantastic in the rain after Storm Callum. Once out there I replanted some chrysanthemums, potted on a few pansies and planted a pack of bulbs so I...

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Grow | Six on Saturday – In White

Grow | Six on Saturday – In White

As I type the day is starting to brighten into a beautiful autumn day. The sky has gone from overcast to clear blue. Which is really just typical as I try to capture what's in flower this week for all of you. Yes, I seem to have offended the weather gods as they are...

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Grow | Six on Saturday – Let’s Celebrate

Grow | Six on Saturday – Let’s Celebrate

It's Saturday so it's time for...dun dun duuuuuuun... Six on Saturday! The cottage garden is turning over and there is much to celebrate here at the moment. Everything is slowing down and we are all trying to enjoy those last bursts of autumn sunshine before the cold...

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Grow | Six on Saturday – Autumn Air

Grow | Six on Saturday – Autumn Air

Do you feel it? That cold that sneaks in during September that warns of the coming winter.  I walked around my garden this morning to take some photos for you all and I could feel that cold right through to my bones. I'll admit I didn't have breakfast and I was in...

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Grow | The Last Throws of Colour – Six on Saturday

Grow | The Last Throws of Colour – Six on Saturday

Good morning and happy Saturday to you all. I can't believe it's time for another garden post from me and this week I thought I would share what is giving that final burst of colour in my garden. I am a complete failure for thinking about September for planting and...

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Grow |  What to Sow in September

Grow | What to Sow in September

  I'm taking a little break from the Six on Saturday posts this week to have a look at what you can sow in September. I'm focusing mostly on veg I can grow in the greenhouse over winter but I do have a few outdoor crops for the raised bed too. I don't like having...

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Grow | Of Flowers & Harvests

Grow | Of Flowers & Harvests

I'm sitting here in my dressing gown at 6 am as I type this morning. I'm beside an open window and the room is filled with the sound of the beach and nature waking up all around. It is very different to the normal Six on Saturday posts that you normally get from me....

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Grow | Six on Saturday – Confession Time

Grow | Six on Saturday – Confession Time

Every year it happens. I don't know how but it does. In my meticulous planning, that it turns out isn't so meticulous, I forget to plan for August and September colour. That's not the reason you are looking at a feature image of a dandelion right now, I chose it...

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