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Beat the birds: our Favourite Five fruit cages

Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 09:07 PM
posted by Philly

Birds can be crafty blighters – no soft fruit is safe if they are feeling peckish. This year they outsmarted me completely over my cherry tree. The cherries were just starting to show a bit of colour, the next day I went out and there were none. Stripped bare. Another [...]

Grown Your Own? You Can Keep It!

Sunday, July 13, 2014 @ 06:07 PM
posted by Lizzy

My favourite bit of growing my own food is preserving it – whatever that may mean. So I’m going to share some of my top recipes over the next few weeks. And I hope you’ll share yours too If you’re going to preserve things you do need some stuff, not [...]

Deadheading Deal

Friday, July 11, 2014 @ 03:07 PM
posted by Hannah

How can you have a deadheading deal?  Surely, all deadheading means is chopping off the dead flowers from plants? True, the deal isn’t on deadheading as such (but we do love an alliteration at Woolly Green if you hadn’t noticed!), but on a fantastic pair of garden snippers perfect for [...]

Three of a Kind

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 01:07 PM
posted by Lizzy

Here’s a lovely threesome of plants around the white, pink and purple theme that cool the garden in the height of summer. The combination is all based around a beautiful and unusual white day lily. The good news is that the wonderfully named centrepiece Hemerocallis ‘Gentle Shepherd’ is available on [...]

Paint the Garden Red

Sunday, July 6, 2014 @ 07:07 AM
posted by Philly

I love, love, love strong red flowers in the garden –at any time of year. Red flowers take on different properties depending on what colours you pair with them, but I think are most successful of all against green foliage. A single red-flower or red-leaf accent shines out to make [...]