My main project this year is to get the garden much more productive:
Get rid of the frou frou wooden growing beds and go back to a single bordered growing patch on one side of the vegetable bed. Easier to dig over and much easier to get manure on to. Spread manure everywhere. The garden is [...]
This month is all about getting ready for spring. Start preparing beds for seeds and new plants by digging in manure and applying bonemeal or other feeds depending on what you are growing. If you’ve got compost to spare from the heap add that too. Give your compost heap a good turn over too and [...]
Here’s a few tips for things to do this month in your garden. If you have any questions or problems about the garden let us know and we’ll do our best to point the way.
If you’re lucky enough to have any cropping plum trees prune them back after harvesting Keep sowing winter salads such [...]
If you like camellias, and decide to buy one from the many in the garden centres at the moment remember to plant them away from morning sunshine. On a frosty day the early morning sun can quickly turn the flowers to mush. Grow them in a west facing location and they should warm more gently [...]