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The Great Gardening Adventure - Week 1

Published May 29, 2009

The Great Gardening Adventure - Week 1

The strawberries do not like their new home! The other plants are all doing okay. I hesitate to say thriving, but they at least still look green rather than a sickly yellow. My text message gardening advice service (my mother) said that assuming they are bedded in correctly, and I am keeping them well watered, there is little else one can do. I intend to give them some more attention, perhaps even talking to them.

The Great Gardening Adventure

Published May 23, 2009

The Great Gardening Adventure

Following on from my post about being a little bit more green, I decided to try my hand at growing some plants. As I pointed out previously: I don’t have a garden, I live in a flat, and I can’t grow things. This can only end well. I am shopping for seeds and… whatever else one needs to garden this week, so I will report back on my progress. I roped my green-fingered mother into visiting a garden centre with me, and at first I had modest plans.

Does buying a green top count?

Published May 19, 2009

Does buying a green top count?

Earth Day was about a month ago, and I misssed it. I didn’t feel particularly guilty at the time because it seems to be a US holiday, but everything since then has been telling me how green I should be. Firstly, Boston.com’s Big Picture - which features sets of brilliant photos around a certain theme, if you’re not subscribed to this already, do so now - had some shots of Earth Day, which are really beautiful.