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How to germinate peppers in soil blocks
2 years ago

How to germinate peppers in soil blocks

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Having just sown my pepper seeds, I thought it might be useful to show you how I sow different crops in different ways. Some as an experiment and some by …
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What to sow in January
2 years ago

What to sow in January

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Oh boy, it’s snowing outside! There were little piles of snow lying around in shady corners, from the last time it snowed, but todays snow will leave a white carpet …
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Frugal gardening: how to mark your saved tomato seeds while they are drying
3 years ago

Frugal gardening: how to mark your saved tomato seeds while they are drying

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Years ago I wrote a blogpost on how I save my own seeds from homegrown, shop bought or given tomatoes. I save my seeds the easy way, what others might …
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17 crops to sow halfway July
3 years ago

17 crops to sow halfway July

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

It’s halfway July and therefore the very. last. chance. to sow some fast-growing crops, winter crops or early spring crops. Ofcourse you can sow some seeds a bit later as …
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How to root a fig tree cutting and grow fig trees for free
3 years ago

How to root a fig tree cutting and grow fig trees for free

Let me show you how I rooted seven fig tree cuttings in just a months time. The subject of this post just ‘came into my life’ today, I didn’t plan …
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Frugal gardening: how to save tomato seeds
6 years ago

Frugal gardening: how to save tomato seeds

By  •  garden, sowing seeds

Saving tomato seeds from shop bought tomatoes is really easy. I have been doing this for the last three years pretty successfully. Every year I grow a handful of tomato …
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