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Our garden creates positive moments for us

Our garden creates positive moments for us

28 May 2020. Every cloud has a silver lining. Our garden creates positive moments for us. Since early March there has been an enormous cloud hanging over this country. This cloud forced our little niche business to close. The Wife is responsible for looking after up to half a dozen dogs each day while the […]

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Enjoying our garden during the lock-down

Enjoying our garden during the lock-down

24 April 2020 Well, isn’t the weather glorious, but it looks like some rain is due any day. I’m enjoying our garden during the lock-down. In this time of chaos l am able to quietly watch it evolve. More by good luck than design there is always at least one plant flowering in the garden […]

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More experience of sitting down gardening

More experience of sitting down gardening

Standing up gardening has one big drawback for me. I will fall over and I do. Digging a hole with a spade is not an option. In fact The Wife has banned me from that activity but secretly I’m quite relieved. Instead I do sitting down gardening, it is what it says on the tin. […]

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I have discovered sitting-down gardening

I have discovered sitting-down gardening

I have had to discover a different way to garden. It is because I am disabled by MS and things had to change. It is now ‘plastic-lined’ boxes type of gardening. No more digging holes with a spade or bending over to pull up weeds. I have discovered sitting-down gardening.  Perhaps it discovered me, who […]

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Living with multiple sclerosis is no laughing matter

Living with multiple sclerosis is no laughing matter

Two reasons why living with multiple sclerosis is no laughing matter. Saturday 24 June I always look forward to Saturday. Not because it’s the end of the week. Not because it’s the start of the weekend. It’s the day I go to the local bakery buy bread and Chelsea Buns. Last Saturday came round and […]

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Digging up weeds should be an easy job

Digging up weeds should be an easy job

Use a Fiskars Weed Puller and now digging up weeds should be an easy job. Lets be honest, bending down to dig up weeds is not enjoyable gardening. Now you can do it while standing up. This must be a better solution. Could it be called fun gardening? As we all know weeds just appear out of […]

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Gardening with a Vegtrug

Gardening with a Vegtrug

You want to grow veggies and maybe soft fruit so why not use a VegTrug Vegetable Planter. Gardening with a Vegtrug makes gardening much simpler and easier especially if its difficult to bend over or keep your balance. Maybe you are now finding it more and more difficult to get down to ground level. I […]

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Vegtrug Wall Hugger

Vegtrug Wall Hugger

The Vegtrug containers are ideal for someone who wants to grow vegetables, herbs or even flowering plants. The Vegtrug comes in two different lengths, Vegtrug 1m Wall Hugger (3ft 3″”) and Vegtrug 1.8m Wall Hugger (6′ 0″) and both of them are only 46 cm (18″) deep. Ideal for narrow spaces This Vegtrug is a […]

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Raised garden planter bed

Raised garden planter bed

A raised garden planter bed bed looks good against a wall or it can be free standing. If you are confined to a wheelchair, have squiffy balance or find bending down difficult then most of the gardening tasks are quite a challenge. It is so much easier to do these tasks when sitting down. A […]

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