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Vivi’s Kitchen Garden 327: Free gardening (almost)! Tips for growing on a tiny budget.

It is entirely possible to grow an abundant garden with thousands of pounds (or dollars) worth of vegetables for very little money….literally for pennies. Here I chat abut some tips for gardening on a budget based on my own experiences of gardening for about £2 to £3 per week. Dream big, spend small!

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Sunday on the Sofa: Late to the party!

A few technical issues mean that Sunday is a bit late this week……..rather like my mail! My postal service is still very intermittent, about once a fortnight at the moment, so when it does turn up it’s a bumper delivery. This week the other half of my Christmas arrived! It’s a grey, wet day out there so come and relax on the sofa with me for a natter and a cup of tea.

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Vivi’s Kitchen Garden 326: Shed tour – ideas for a no-spend fit-out.

I’m often asked about my shed…..so here it is, hopefully all your questions answered. The shed shell cost money…….but the fit-out and everything you see inside was for nothing…I hope this video will give you some ideas for your fit-out especially if you’re on a tight or none existent budget. It’s all about cramming in the storage/work space while making it a home-from-home. Check out your skips!

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Vivi’s Kitchen Garden 322: What to sow in January.

A brand new growing year! It’s hard to contain oneself……..we want to get going! Here I talk about the seeds which can be sown this month and the trees/bushes which can be planted. I also outline my planting ‘zone’ and why we don’t use this term in the UK…….and then to chit, or not to chit?!

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Thoughts on Month 44: What a year!

Goodness me, time flies……it doesn’t seem like 44 months…..but never mind that, haha, there’s a bigger Elephant in the room to consider. Yes, deep breath, it’s time to say goodbye to 2020 on the most positive note possible.