T H E – F O W N H O P E – L I F E – P L O T \ Fruit’s of thy labour….we hope!

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The first month of the new season is here but it’s not too late to plant bare root fruit tree’s and bushes during the beginning of March. Here is what I’ll be growing for the first time this year:

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T H E – F O W N H O P E – L I F E – P L O T \ Chitting Seed Potatoes.

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The last month of winter is drawing to a close and it is time to begin awakening from our gardening slumber. There may be frosts still lurking over the coming weeks but plenty of garden tasks to begin ready for the growing season. Here is a quick guide to chitting potatoes:

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Today at work…

I revamped the first display I was entrusted to create. Autumn is definitely here with winter on its way.

It is incredible how you could have two identical spaces with identical features and yet be able to create two completely different gardens with the careful selection of plants. There is an infinite number of plants and no end to the texture and colour combinations one can create. It is just like painting but with living things. However, just like paint and probably in fact even more so, plants can be temperamental. It is all well and good placing two plants together but unless they thrive in the same conditions ones painting will never live.