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The second raised bed for vegetables

One part of the Small Plot!

This website and blog is intended to be a record of my progress which I can use in future years to remind me of my starting point (3 small-ish vegetable beds). Read the regular blog updates to get the latest information on any successes or failures

Past experience tells me that at some point in the future when I’ve forgotten what I did or why I did it this may prove to be useful to me. If this provides some benefit to others as well that would be a nice bonus

In the past I’ve not been especially interested in gardening but was always intruiged with planting seeds and seeing the plants develop. I now realise that I have also picked up a few things over the years mostly from my parents or through trial and error.

Big Ideas led to this

Big Ideas led to this

Around 2011 I decided that I was ready to take it more seriously and even try to get a bigger crop of edible food from my vegetable growing efforts. This led via a tortuous process to selling our suburban semi-detached house and moving to a 15 acre property in the North Pennines!

We finally completed the move  in June 2013 and hope to take on a variety of new things while continuing with many of the previous successes.

There are so many ideas for the future (it would be too grand to call them plans just yet) and slowly things will come together as shown on the blog. However we will continue to take stock of what we have, watch to see what does well and decide what needs to be changed in future

Please let me know if anything I’ve covered here has been of some help to you and if you see that I have made any mistakes (either gardening or blogging) then drop me a line to help me improve both.

Thanks for reading!
Richard

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