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Recently in Emma's blog:

An edible archway (10 days ago)

A day out offers some surprising garden inspiration

Is it really possible to "shop local" for your plants?

A theme for the new garden emerges from the Orient

A day off gives me the chance to visit an elusive local bookshops

Mrs Crimble's coconut macaroons make a tasty afternoon treat

Improvising taco sauce from a limited range of seasonings

Toilet paper (19 days ago)

Ruminating on the links between gardening, botany and an everyday commodity

Supermoon (21 days ago)

Isn't our Moon beautiful?

Timely advice on keeping your kitchen garden beautiful and productive

Love in a mist (3 days ago)

Adding a froth of Nigella flowers to the garden

Glutbusters! (4 days ago)

Introducing monthly advice for a different kind of kitchen garden

Write Club 2014 (5 days ago)

Throughout September I'm running a guest post competition

A special recording on plants in Antarctica, part of my virtual book tour for Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs

A special recording on unusual salads, part of my virtual book tour for Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs

I'm kicking off my virtual book tour for Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs with a special edition of the podcast

Is it a tomato? Is it a potato? No, it's a Tom Tato.

Curling up with a good book while the wind howls

AKG133 - John Innes (331 days ago)

Why are compost bags labelled wth 'John Innes'?

Project: Nosh is all about eating things I've grown in the garden

Celebrating the launch of Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs with a look at the history of plants in outer space
Carl Legge interviews me about Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs, unusual edible plants and plant hunters
10% off alliums (28 days ago)

Save on Sarah Raven allium bulbs this week

Save 10% on wooden raised beds from Harrod Horticultural

The latest Interflora discount

Save 10% on crop protection cages at Harrod Horticultural

Save 10% on turf (61 days ago)

Turf discounts from Rolawn Direct

The summer seed sale is on at

Save 10% on arches and pergolas from Harrod Horticultural

Free P&P on orders from Sarah Raven this week

The latest Bank Holiday offer is free shipping from T&M

10% off at Harrod Horticultural this weekend

Save on shipping this weekend with Sarah Raven

Golden Bamboo (24 days ago)

T&M have an incredible offer on the ornamental golden bamboo

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