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Gardening | Chives

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Gardening | Chives

When you plant chives from seed you may - at first - be disappointed or think you have done something wrong. But chives just need some time to develop and become strong. I planted my seeds in spring 2012 whilst living in Manchester, they came with us to London in a small terracotta pot and I left them with their few fine chive like hairs with hope of something happening. The pot looked empty by winter and I forgot to clear it out, well boy, I'm glad I did! By spring 2013 they were coming up stronger than I ever...

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Gardening & Semi-Self Sufficiency

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Gardening & Semi-Self Sufficiency

I have been attempting the start of semi-self sufficiency with growing my own vegetables, salad, and herbs. All is going well thus far but this is the stage I always mess up. Today I bought a green house and some garden bits and bobs (soil, pots, Buddha statue...) when I say I have a garden I mean a very small space with a bush or two. But it's all I have to work with so work with it I shall. I bought some planters the other week and I have been waiting to replant my seedlings into them but we...

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