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gardening and mental health

Posted: 19/03/2014 at 11:25
Agree with all the above comments-I love gardening only wish I had made time for it before. My allotment is definitely my 'oasis' me time.
I have found that my patients (inmates) who work in the 'gardens' have less mental health issues and are generally more compliant and cope better being inside. Of course there could be number of reasons why this is the case-who knows, I like to think its the fresh air and nurturing.
PD looking forward to reading your book.

mixed beds

Posted: 28/02/2014 at 09:49

Jim- I too have had bad experience from Primrose-will never use them again.

Obelixx- I will use your idea and plant some strawbs in my red/black current bed. 

I'm looking around for blueberries but haven't decided which ones to get as don't know too much about them.

 

Buxus Topiary

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 09:10

I bought 2 in Jan, conical one is about 50 cms and the ball is 20 cms both for £15! in lovely containers from HB. With a bit of TLC both are very happy in the porch.

Cost of the hobby of gardening per year?.

Posted: 14/02/2014 at 20:50

The cost of our plot depends on the size- mine is half £15 + £5 PA for membership. We have a shop!! and can buy stuff at trade prices like seeds compost netting etc. We a have a committee with tons of rules, It is a beautiful place, plots are divided with manicured grass, we have various competitions, best plot best scarecrow and heavens know what else. 

The cost? Most thing have been given or got from freecycle. The pleasure of eating your own stuff is priceless.

I do spend quite a bit on my garden but have never added it up.

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 10:00

Verdun wrote (see)

Busy said we can all go camp there whenever we like.  Thanks Busy.  (lovely garden )

I'm up for it-when can we come Busy? school girl French is a bit rusty though.

 

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 21:36

I've sown tomatoes chilli and sweet peas in trays sitting nicely on the window sill. I've also grown potatoes in a bag as an experiment but will grow the rest directly on the allotment, chitting very nicely at the moment.

Gardener come.....

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 16:57

Don't get me wrong Bookertoo I'm sure they're adorable creatures just not keen on them being in my garden.

Moles

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 16:39

Obelixx- how effective is the detaupeur? Not that the GC is likely to stock it.  enjoyed the film. Thanks.

Gardener come.....

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 08:52

Steve- As a pet Dr would you by any chance have anything I could use to put my dear friends the moles to sleep?!! As a Veggie I couldn't possible shoot them.

Moles

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 08:38

 Thanks Busy. Had me in stitches- so true. Love Jasper Carrot.

Discussions started by Weyplotter

bizarre situation- what would you do?

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Moles

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Used coffee beans

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Raised beds

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