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Stuff I’ve Learned While ‘Gardening with Kids’

I was recently asked to write some ‘Gardening with Kids’ tips for our pre-school’s newsletter. After I wrote them I realised that they were more ‘non-tips’ than actual tips so I’m sharing them here. After nearly seven years of trying to get my boys interested in gardening I feel like I have learned a little […]

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I’m Forever Dreaming of Patterns

As I hunched over my Onions, doing a bit of weeding about 11 years ago, I felt a tap on my shoulder. It was Clive my ‘allotment’ neighbour. An old chap, brown clothes, occasionally smoked a pipe. Definitely spent a lot of time on his bench, which seemed as old as him. Had a large […]