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Ask Adam #12: What does it all mean Basil?!

Cécile from France has written in about keeping the basil on the window sil in the life it’s accustomed to 🙂

So it’s about basil – I bought a plant to keep in my kitchen and I don’t want it to die. How do you water them? It seems like I’m alway giving too much or not enough

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Allotment Diary

Planting out – a quick how to…

Planting out is great – you’re at that point where you’ve seen your plants grow from seed, to seedling and now they’re big enough to be released into the wild!

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Making a brassica cage

This is definitely something I’ve made up as I’ve gone along…

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How to make seed labels

Making your own garden labels is dead easy! All you need is some scissors and an old pot or piece of packaging.

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Separating seedlings

Much like sowing seeds, separating seedlings is more or less the same from plant to plant…

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Sparing a thought for the pollinators

Other than marigolds and sunflowers, in terms of the flowers I’m growing this year – I’m giving something back to our pollinators.