Best foods crops to grow – getting through the Covid-19 lockdown

A guide to growing quick and easy vegetables during the Cov-19 lock-down. Make the most of your ve garden or window box. Also – how to store your vegetables.

Orchids (Phalaenopsis): Care 5 Step Guide

Getting the most out of your Phalaenopis orchid plants. Orchid care: make your orchid bloom all year. Repotting and fertilizer advice.

Non-toxic plants for baby & pica friendly gardening

A long list of non-toxic plants to grow in your garden and on your windowsill. Keep your babies and children safe this summer.

Weird & attractive vegetables to grow this year

An usual assortment of great tasting and nutritious vegetables that will also make great additions to the ornamental border as well as the dinner plate!

Grow your own Рwhy bother? [An Exposé]

Improve you health and happiness levels by growing your own vegetables on your allotment plot this year.

Baking soda – Organic mildew treatment – courgettes, pumpkins & cucumbers

Get on top of that powdery mildew from your squashes with a simple and organic solution that you are bound to have in your kitchen cupboard.

Nettle feed – free organic fertiliser [how to guide]

You hate nettles, but love healthy vegetables and flowers. Right? While stinging nettles do so well, your beloved¬†garden plants require effort. Not fair! There is a solution to this problem: Convert those nettles into free garden fertiliser. Useful stinging nettles… Continue Reading →

Delosperma – the perfect resident for that dry sunny spot

I am a Delosperma fanatic. I have been collecting them for 10 years and here is a variety you have got to try! Lots of colour and hardy!

Does copper tape really stop slugs & snails?

I have decided to give copper tape a go as a method of slug control this year. Here are my findings so far from March to late June in my garden.

How do you prune Roses & when’s the best time?

A gardeners guide to how and when to prune roses to get the most out of your blooms.

Sowing seeds – A beginner’s guide

A simple guide to sowing seeds with the absolute beginner in mind. You don’t need green fingers, just follow these steps.

Clematis – Caring for your climber

Learn how to plant, prune, feed and guard your clematis against disease.

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