Category: The Garden Gate

Behind ‘The Garden Gate’ you’ll find a gardener planning, planting, propagating and researching the good life. Aspirations of growing organic food alongside flowers and herbs using sustainable and wildlife friendly methods. Perhaps discovering my perfect garden along the way.

Gardening Trends and the Internet

June 16, 2017 Off

Organic Gardening on the Internet Google search trends and global movements Reading the Past and the Present There is a free Google programme online called Google Trends. It helps writers and website developers anaylise the habits of website search phrases over the years. It’s particularly handy for someone like me when researching current subjects of…

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To Dig or Not to Dig

March 9, 2017 Off

To Dig or Not to Dig? Is digging your vedge patch the best way forward? It’s been on my mind that turning over the soil releases carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere, which in turn is harmful to the stratosphere, this effects the Ozone layer and if the ozone layer is damaged my plants will fry,…

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The Procrastinating Gardener

March 3, 2017 Off

When is research counter productive? There’s loads of Facebook posts, Pinterest and Instagram research about vertical vedge, building eco-friendly greenhouses or how to care for chickens, which is essential. All that incredibly necessary info’ I really need to know before digging the first plot, staying glued to the screen rather than stepping outside, but it might rain, I…

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