Shed Of The Year Voting Open

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A couple of shed related stories have caught my eye over the last few days. Mark Drakeford, Welsh first minister has been self isolating in his garden “hut” (link to Express article) to protect other members of his family. I imagine it’s more of a … Read more

Top 10 Gardening Blogs (in the UK)

This is a list of some of the Top uk based gardening blogs. It’s a work in progress; if you want to be in the list drop me a line chuck.summer.house [@] gmail.com.

Mid June, Busy as a Bee

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It’s June and lockdown is beginning to ease off a little across the country. I was browsing Zoopla, as you do, and accidentally clicked on the commercial property bit, looks like lots of places are vacating. I suppose it’s not surprising, but the reality will … Read more

Spanish Vocabulary – Gardening

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During the last month or two I’ve had some spare time and I decided to put together some useful Spanish vocabulary for the Gardeners amongst us. This sheet should print fairly well, feel free to use, share and link to this page as necessary. Vocabulary … Read more

Corona Virus, Time for Garden Projects

Diary 12th May 2020 So, the corona virus has been keeping us all locked up at home. Apparently the Modelo factory in Mexico which produces corona beer has been closed down, not surprising I suppose. It helps prevent a glut of beer, imagine a negative … Read more

Garden Beach Hut Design Ideas and Buyers Guide

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Beach Hut Overview A beach hut is the perfect place to relax and adds a dash of that great holiday feeling to any garden or outdoor space.  This guide has thirty three different photos which should provide plenty of inspiration to help you customise your … Read more