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Bindweed, yes or no?

by AnneWareham on August 16, 2016

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I went to a lot of trouble earlier this year, sticking canes in for bindweed to grow up. I had an evil plan involving plastic bags and POISON! [..read more..]

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Throw the Hoe

August 5, 2013
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I’ve never used a hoe. I bought one originally, thinking it was sort of necessary, a gardener’s necessity. Since when it has just taken up space in the potting shed, like the equally useless riddle. It’s no good mulching and then trying to hoe in the mulch – and anyway, weeds pull sweetly out of […]

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Wild gardening, Veddw style.

July 19, 2013
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At this time of year I make a point of getting away to see what other people are doing in their gardens and it always prompts a great deal of thinking. One thing I got preoccupied with this year was tidiness and the wild. I cheerfully say to visiting coach parties that I garden Veddw […]

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Weeding

April 25, 2013
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I did some hand weeding the other day. I know. I know. First time since never…. All the better to learn something then. And I did – see if you agree. It was the creeping buttercup curse. Send to Kindle

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Cleavers

June 25, 2012

I do wonder as I’m pulling out streamers of cleavers ( Cleavers, Clivers, Goosegrass, Stickywilly, Stickywillow, Stickyjack, Stickyleaf, Catchweed, Robin-run-the-hedge, Coachweed, Bedstraw) which break off as I pull – Send to Kindle

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