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An interview with Klaus Laitenberger

Klaus Laitenberger The Self Sufficient Garden

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 5, 2022

Klaus Laitenberger is an author, educator and seed seller based in County Leitrim. Recently we had an opportunity to chat about his work & latest book, The Self-Sufficient Garden

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How to do a soil texture test

Fun experiment to determine your soil texture

Posted by Dee Sewell on November 23, 2021

You can determine your soil texture quite simply using your hands and eyes. A fun experiment will help you understand it that bit more.

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3 essentials to help you grow your own

3 Essentials To Help You Grow Your Own Vegetables

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 26, 2021

Three top tips that will help you to grow your own vegetables successfully.

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Gardening for Beginners – Getting started during Spring and beyond

Posted by Dee Sewell on March 22, 2021

Whether you’re gardening as a beginner, or are more experienced and looking for some tips, this posts links to the many welcome and frequently asked questions.

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Looking After Your Seeds

Look After Your Seeds – Make a Seed Tin/Box

Posted by Dee Sewell on January 31, 2021

Seeds can last for a long while if you’re mindful of them, so pop them in an airtight container and sub divide it with monthly cards.

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Grow Your Own Food on a balcony garden

How to Grow Your Own Food on a Balcony Garden

Posted by Dee Sewell on January 23, 2021

Grow your own food on a balcony and experience the joy that even a small amount of growing space can bring. Here’s some tips to get you started.

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Are we selling the idea of gardening all wrong?

Have we been selling the idea of gardening all wrong?

Posted by Dee Sewell on December 31, 2020

Should we be encouraging people to the healing ways of gardening with seduction rather than thoughts of work?

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How to Create a Vegetable Garden with Greenside Up

How to (Re) Start a Vegetable Garden – Our Story on Instagram TV

Posted by Dee Sewell on May 21, 2020

Follow our journey on Instagram TV about how to start a vegetable garden as we use a variety of methods from no dig to raised beds, polytunnel & lazy beds.

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