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Gardening

As the world continues spinning, and our lives become more complicated by the minute, I am tending to my garden. In this space, I am discovering the joy of life and how getting my hands dirty can be quite satisfying. Even if I wanna immediatly hose myself down .

Read the blog and discover inspiration and helpful tips to help guide you in your gardening journey.

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Top tips to help Prep your Garden for Spring

Top tips to help Prep your Garden for Spring

One of the coldest months of the year is January, it is also the beginning of the days getting longer. January is also the best time to prep your garden for spring.  Getting your garden ready for the Spring now is not only going to save you the headache of doing it...

My Beginner’s plan for Garden Planning

My Beginner’s plan for Garden Planning

How to plan a garden for beginners.  Planning my garden has been a massive undertaking, and it’s not even spring yet! I panicked before I began researching the layouts and what plants I wanted to plant. Aside from having a garden aesthetically pleasing, there is much...

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Top tips to help Prep your Garden for Spring

Top tips to help Prep your Garden for Spring

One of the coldest months of the year is January, it is also the beginning of the days getting longer. January is also the best time to prep your garden for spring.  Getting your garden ready for the Spring now is not only going to save you the headache of doing it...

Growth

Feel the lavender between your fingers, allow the thyme to drift you to seasonal places and the rosemary to heal your soul.

By no means is gardening easy. Good gardening, difficult gardening makes you break out in a sweat. But the growth you obtain from planting in the natural earth, discovering a worm or two is oddly satisfying. Even if followed my a bit of a scream or two of pure shock. 

In my journey as a newly minted gardener/farmer I’ve encountered strange legged bugs, weird looking mile long worms, bugs that fly, bugs that crawl and a pest hulk like cat that likes to watch me from a distances. 

However, strange this new world has become for me, I am enthralled and slowly falling madly in love. 

Dirty has become my Mr. Darcy and I it’s Miss. Bennet. 

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