Cottage garden

Cottage garden

For many years, the Edwardian English cottage garden has maintained a high level of dignity throughout our changes landscape and social values.

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The natural gardener

I am of the view that anyone who despises gardening, gets no pleasure from watching things grow, or doesn’t enjoy relaxing in the midst of sweet smelling flowers and healthy green vegetation somehow has lost touch with who and what they are.

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Your allotment. Is it worth while?

Many years ago, when I was considering getting my first allotment, my employer at the time said to me “There is no point in getting an allotment. You have to put so many hours in; if you were to work overtime and earn the money, you would have all of the food you’d ever need and live like a king!”

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The new Allotmenteer

With souring food prices and environmental awareness, is it any wonder that allotmenting is making a come back? Allotment crime is on the increase, people are really starting to feel the pinch of the credit crunch and back gardens are starting to yield vegetables!