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Paddy and Plunkett – Harvest Time!

Hey there everyone! Now, if the title of this post has you thinking that it's really too early to harvest anything, please read on... You might be surprised! After planting courgette seeds a few weeks ago, Paddy and Plunkett are back out in the garden... And, unsurprisingly, they're on the lookout for some lunch. "Look, … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett – Harvest Time!

Courgette Plant - Growing Veg - CrawCrafts Beasties

Paddy and Plunkett – Growing Wild!

Hey there everyone! After a bit of a wild weekend (weather-wise, of course. We're still confined to quarters here at Beastie Towers) the sun has returned... And so have a pair of familiar woolly faces! It's been a while since we've seen Paddy and Plunkett, hasn't it? Let's drop in and see what they're up … Continue reading Paddy and Plunkett – Growing Wild!

Ready for the Garden - CrawCrafts Beasties

Flashback Friday – Gardening Beasties!

Hey there Beastie friends! It's not much of a day for gardening in Dublin today... We're in the throes of Tropical Storm Arthur (somehow! Tropical storms in Ireland? Really?) and it's freakishly windy outside. But we can still look back at some plant-happy Beasties from 2018, right? This happy horticultural pair were created for Jan … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Gardening Beasties!

Paddy, Plunkett and some berries - CrawCrafts Beasties

Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!

Hello everybody! Well, we may be in the very depths of winter here in the northern hemisphere, but since we all made it through Blue Monday yesterday, it's onwards and upwards from here! And after introducing a few new Beasties recently (catch up here and here) I thought it might be nice to get out … Continue reading Winter Garden Wandering with Paddy and Plunkett!

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Beastie Birthday II – A Gardening Gift!

Hello there Beastie friends! It's been another busy old week here in Beastie Towers - honestly, I'm starting to wonder if there's any other kind! So, it's nice to be able to take some time out and have a chat with you all... And, most importantly, finish off what we started last week. For anyone … Continue reading Beastie Birthday II – A Gardening Gift!

MiniBeastie at Wisley - LucyAnn and Luna Craft/CrawCrafts Beasties

Mini Beastie goes to Wisley

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from LucyAnn at LucyAnn and Luna Craft. She told me that she'd finally had a chance to take her MiniBeastie for a trip to the Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley in Surrey, and the Beasties and I were so excited to see that she'd documented … Continue reading Mini Beastie goes to Wisley

Beasties in the Garden

I'm yet to knit a Beastie with green fingers (or any visible fingers, for that matter), but it seems to me that they're managing fine in the garden without them. Here's Explorer Beastie, celebrating his return home from his travels by mucking around in some kale! He's not the only one outside today. I guess … Continue reading Beasties in the Garden