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Archive for January, 2018

6 PERFECT VEGETABLES YOU CAN GROW THROUGH THE WINTER
The leaves are falling and the lawnmowers stored away for the winter, but the growing season is not over yet. There are still plenty of wonderful vegetables you can grow through the winter. With the help of a little cover (fleece or perforated polythene) it is possible to extend the growing season for vegetables and[…]
IT’S HOT, FOUL, EVIL-SMELLING: NOT EVERYONE’S CUPPA
It is true! Every gardener knows how good it is to feed your garden with good natural compost, and horse manure is up there with the best. Many gardeners swear by it, they will tell you how it: • Adds nutrients to the soil • Is a great source of nitrogen • Improves soil structure[…]
13 WAYS TO GET YOUR GARDEN READY FOR WINTER
Summer has gone, alas, and autumn is well underway; it’s now time to think about preparing your garden for winter ahead. Autumn is a busy time in the garden, with beds once full of magnificent flowers and verdant foliage now looking a little sorry for themselves. – What’s needed is a good autumn clean up[…]