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Lovely Greens · 19h ago

7 Perennial Fruit and Vegetables: Plant Once and then Harvest for Years

Some fruit and vegetables only need to be planted once Perennial fruit and vegetables are a staple in every edible garden. They’re low-maintenance crops that only need to be planted once and...
Lovely Greens · 4d ago

January Beekeeping • Checking Stores & Tidying the Apiary

It’s been an unusually warm winter I write that as the wind is howling and the temperature hovers around oC. Just a few days ago it was much more pleasant and closer to 14C — the type of wea...
Lovely Greens · 5d ago

Reviving an Overgrown Strawberry Patch

Strawberry beds can go wild with ‘Runners’ Runners are a good thing — these long root-like tendrils that grow from strawberry plants actually create new plants. Wherever the runner touches s...
Lovely Greens · 1W ago

Readers make their own Strawberry Pallet Planters

My Strawberry Pallet Planter has gone Global Five years ago I published a tutorial on how to convert a single wooden pallet into an attractive Strawberry Pallet Planter. Since then it’s gone...
Lovely Greens · 1W ago

January in the Allotment Garden

Could we be having a False Spring? It’s not every January that you can spend a comfortable five hours working outside. On the tail-end of my asking about Climate Change in the Garden I’m ast...
Lovely Greens · 2W ago

Lovely Greens’ Most Popular DIYs 2016

Happy New Year! You can re-evaluate at any time of the year but the quiet and dark days after Christmas hold few distractions. We waddle back to work after the holiday’s excesses and tend to...
Lovely Greens · 2W ago

It took me 22 Years to make Bûche de Noël

Bûche de Noël is a French Christmas cake shaped to look like a Yule Log Way back in the mid 90’s I was the French Club president of my high school. I sometimes tell people this just to get a...
Lovely Greens · 3W ago

Winter Solstice on the Isle of Man

Today is the darkest day of the year That means that from here on out, our days are getting longer and lighter, even if it’s just by a few seconds at a time. For me that’s reason to celebrat...
Lovely Greens · 4W ago

Meet Bruce the Spruce

Our potted Christmas Tree Almost every Christmas tree I’ve ever had has been ‘live’. Meaning that it’s chopped down, put on display for the holidays, then consigned to the massive wood-chipp...
Lovely Greens · 1M ago

Climate Change in the Garden?

Can it be spring in December? I’m used to the climate being a bit weird on the Isle of Man. It never really gets too warm and it never really gets too cold. It’s the Goldilocks of climates a...