Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gardeners in time

Originally posted on thetattooedgardener:
As my time at Trinity draws to a close, I have been reminiscing about my horticulture career and my journey to the dizzy heights of Head Gardener at Trinity College. Especially remembering how difficult it was…

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Fig jam

I treat figs as a ‘special occasion’ fruit. They’re quite expensive to buy in the shops, especially if they’re out of season. Despite that, they’re quite easy to grow (given the tree time to mature), and a fig tree can be kept small if … Continue reading

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Five reasons to get a greenhouse

  I’m at my dad’s house in Brittany at the moment and he’s just built a greenhouse in his garden. Apparently, choice of greenhouses is limited in France, so he bought his from the UK. His garden is a bit windy, so after … Continue reading

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