I went out on a recovery mission to the veg plot to rescue the over wintered veg. It’s a first for me to try and grow through the cold months. I have not got that much growing. So far i have garlic and radish as my main crops. There are also a few potatoes and […]
As I sit at my desk, watching the snow come down during our first blizzard, I am daydreaming of spring planting. On my desk, gardening books and catalogs lay open to designs I love and plants I would like to have. Graph paper and color pencils are patiently waiting as ideas begin to form. If […]
I was envisaging a hard winter of digging and weeding, with the weeds taking over again any time that I dared to take my eye off the area for a week or two. That was until I was recently reminded of the “no-dig” approach to gardening.
Our friends at Garden Organic have some great tips on seed saving. Which seeds can I swop? Seeds from plants that do well in your garden, vegetable, flower, shrub, herbs… Ideally more unusual plants are sought after. Seeds from healthy plants. They should be collected when ripe, as mature seeds contain more food which […]