Monthly Archives: November 2017

  1. Fake News! Read All About It!

    Fake News! Read All About It!

    Fake news is in the news again. Or is the news. Or isn’t. Oh, I don't know what to believe anymore. So-and-so is manipulating some other person's social media account; one country is being really naughty when it comes to hacking into other countries bits and bobs; and everyone is denying everything.

    So, in the spirit of topicality and sticking to the maxim, ‘if you can’t beat them there’s a good chance the eggs have gone off, I can exclusively reveal my own list of gardening fake news stories.


    fallen-ladderGardening is good for you. All that gree

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  2. Time Well Spent?

    Time Well Spent?

    I’ve found another survey to read. I do like a ‘on average’ type statistic, even though I know full well it probably isn’t backed by any scientific rigour or indeed, value. They are fun and somehow worm their way into becoming fact. Often quoted and usually referred to when supporting an argument.

    gardening statistics

    According to this particular survey I was reading, on average a gardener in the UK spends six and a half hours a year raking leaves. That same average gardener spends just over two days watering, solidly, for a year. He or she only spends half a day maintaining t

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  3. Quattro Stagioni

    Quattro Stagioni

    Yep, my garden at the moment could be described as that classic Italian pizza, the quattro stagioni.

    quattro-stagioni-pizzaThere are sections that represent each of the four seasons of the year. But obviously the patio isn’t fringed with a stuffed crust and no one sidles up to me, armed with a badly tuned guitar and a bucket of flaccid, imported flowers, suggesting a ‘rose for the lady’ or enquiring about my need for ‘black pepper?’ or ‘Parmesan?’ Well, not recently and definitely not whilst I’m turning the compost heap.

    A little like the quattro stagioni pizza’s

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  4. Bird Care Autumn competition

    Bird Care Autumn competition

    It's COMPETITION TIME here at Great Little Garden! Don't miss out on being in with a chance of winning a fantastic Cast Iron Poppy Feeder for your feathered friends.

    All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this great prize is subscribe to our YouTube channel and share this post on your Facebook wall. We will pick 10 lucky new subscribers to win a poppy feeder each - easy!

    Deadline for the entry is midday on Wednesday 6th December 2017. The winners will be announced on Thursday 7th December 2017.

    Don’t forget to explore our website too! We have a wide range of birdcare items as well as lots more great products for your garden.

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