Tag Archives: gardening

Sep 4 2013

Garden under siege

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Hayley Reed, the LSE Communications Assistant, grapples with one of the great the dilemmas of the would-be organic gardener:  to spray, or not to spray?  [Disclaimer:  no lots of blackflies were harmed during the making of this blog post…] I … Continue reading

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Jul 3 2013

Seed packet to plate: first harvest from a balcony garden

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This week Hayley Reed, Communications Assistant at LSE, had her first meal with produce from her balcony garden’s first harvest. Here’s how her sustainable dinner made it from packet to plate in six steps. Step one: as I wrote about … Continue reading

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Jun 12 2013

Sustainability in the city/I am not a gardener

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Here, Hayley Reed, Communications assistant at LSE, introduces her plans to grow veg on a balcony in London’s suburbs… Building a rookie vegetable garden from scratch on a balcony may not the obvious solution to a supermarket vs fruit and … Continue reading

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