Follow a routine If you’re put into a stricter lockdown, it’s important to create a routine to give your day structure. Try to get up and go to bed at the same time every day, aiming for seven to nine hours of sleep per night. If you’re working from home, make sure you schedule in lunch breaks, and time [...]
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At this time of year we get mixed weather but often the skies are clear at night. The stars and the moon and sometimes some of the planets can be seen in the night sky if no clouds are obscuring them. Have you ever thought of having a look to see what you can see on one of these [...]
Micro Gardening You might have heard the term micro gardening and wondered what it is? Well here’s your chance to find out. Micro gardening involves planting seeds that will be harvested when they are still young. The seeds are germinated and harvested when the first leaves have grown. They are packed with flavour and can be used in salads, [...]
NHS Exercises At this time of year there are plenty of active jobs to do in the garden. Beds, borders and containers all need weeding and the borders can be re edged ready for spring. There are plenty of leaves on the ground and raking these up is a really good way to get some exercise and to warm [...]
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Basic Willow Wreath Click on the button underneath the image to find out how to make a basic Willow wreath. WREATH MAKING INSTRUCTIONS
Thinking Ahead to your Spring Time Garden Now is the time of year to be thinking about how you want your garden to look like in the Spring. There are ideas about seeds, trees, shrubs on gardening websites and in magazines and books. There are a lot of local allotment and gardening groups with websites. For example the Aylesbury [...]
Cloud Watching This time of year there is a real mix of weather including bright sunny days, misty mornings and days filled with clouds and rain. Cloud formations are very varied. They are continually appearing, moving, changing and disappearing. Have you ever taken the time simply to watch how they move and change or just to observe their shapes? [...]
Gardening jobs for November There are more things that can be planted out over winter. There’s still time to plant some flowers and flowering plants such as crocus, sweet peas, alliums, ajuga and eryngiums. Other jobs in the garden or allotment: Prune fruit bushes Net brassicas Cut down autumn raspberries There is a full list of job checklists on [...]
Lindengate Celebrates 6 Years! What an eventful 6 years it has been! Click on the image to read more.. […]