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The Matchcarden: grow-your-own in miniature

A while back I posted on the postcarden – a little packet of happiness comprising a pop-up watercress garden in a postcard shaped box that the chosen recipient unfolds, waters and watches grow. Now the people at Another Studio have come up with the matchcarden – the same sort of thing but based on a […]

Potting the proper way

Much like Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and most birthdays, I find that Father’s Day tends to creep up out of nowhere, and while I don’t normally pay too much attention to what people are trying to flog to celebrate it, I just saw this and think it is great. For a father, for yourself, for […]

Summer gardening for anyone, anywhere

I would be lying if I said anyone in my family bar my very clever father had noticeably green fingers. It’s not that we don’t collectively yearn for home-grown flowers, veggies and fruits – but actually making it happen has always been trying if not traumatic. So, given the wonderful weather this weekend, my sister […]