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Steve Hooton
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A blog about my garden smallholding 

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10/05/14 - 25/05/14 Planting out!
I have done a lot of hardening off over the last couple of weeks ready for a good bit of weather to allow me to plant out. My greenhouse has been full to the brim of seedlings and now it's almost empty. I didn't want to got and get pea sticks out of the woo...

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Seedlings and babies!
Well to say the last two weeks have been hectic is an understatement with my son, Noah being born on the 26th April at 8pm. However, with his birth also came 2 weeks off of work with paternity leave and the weather has been OK so I have managed to do quite ...

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Animal room
As promised this blog would also be about the animals that I keep as pets. When we moved into the bungalow it had a single garage which I decided to convert into an animal room come office where by I could escape from the family and keep the animals secure ...

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Greenhouse and potatoes
Another lovely day today so decided to do a bit more on the veg patch. So me and my daughter planted the main crop potatoes, which we decided to go with Maris piper this time and Autumn king carrots. And as promised the greenhouse tour. Firstly my seedling ...

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All dug over!
As I finish half day on a Friday, we decided to go and do a bit of shopping at the new The Range store that's opened in Gloucester. It was extremely busy but I did manage to get the chicken wire I wanted so that I could fence off the veg patch from the dog....
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