Slugs – the freakishly large ones

slugs austriaWe had had a particularly wet start to the summer this year. And there’s something that comes with a lot of rain when you’re trying to grow a garden… slugs.

There is a reason why I don’t bother planting lettuce. And slugs are it.

Just look at that thing. Gross.

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Coriander – love it or hate it – I’m winning

corianderCoriander seems to be one of those things – you either love it or you detest it with unrivaled passion. When we looked at herbs to grow last year, I decided I wanted coriander. I am, if you haven’t already gathered, one of the lovers. And it’s not so easy to get coriander on demand over here.

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Green Thumbs – Part 1 – The Fail

Gardening vegetables
Ready to ‘grow’

This year marked our first summer in the house, and therefore, my first chance to start my own ‘vege patch’.

I was an expert gardener, I proclaimed. My younger days helping my dad in the garden obviously meant I knew everything about growing vegetables.

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