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Part 5 – The Build

Building the Woodblocx rectangular raised bed The weather forecast suggested that yesterday morning would be the first and last chance for another few days to get out and get on with my garden project to build a small rectangular raised … Continue reading

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Choosing The Situation

I took the decision to site my raised bed herb garden just as seriously as I would siting a fish pond. The amount of direct sunlight needed to be maximised, but I also wanted relatively easy access from the house, … Continue reading

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Before Assembling the Woodblocx

Part three of my mini series about building a woodblocx planter shows the blocks as they arrived on the pallet and the shape the planter will eventually take by putting it together loosely on the deck. And here is an … Continue reading

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Unpacking the Woodblocx

This is Part Two in my mini series about a new garden project. In part one I wrote To make the first raised bed, I’m hoping to experiment with a block building system, a bit like lego for grown up … Continue reading

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New Garden Project

Last year I moved house, leaving behind my old urban wildlife friendly garden with the small pond at the front and another at the back both created by myself in the 1990s. I also left behind the bog garden and … Continue reading

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