To ensure you have a Spring display to excite, it is not too late to plant out Spring bulbs! Bulbs are cheap to buy, so easy to plant and make a fine display in borders or containers.
The garden is starting to become a little bereft of colour as November begins to bite but as I've been harvesting the last of the veggies from the raised beds this week, I thought I'd share my wares for a veggie #SixonSaturday! In spite of the almost total decimation of the Brussel Sprout leaves, we... Continue Reading →
To cut back or not to cut back Hostas in late Autumn: that is the question? The answer really depends on whether or not you can stand to look at a mushy border through Winter?
You may think of a bright, orange Pumpkin as little more than the traditional decoration for Halloween but think again: it is also an incredibly nutritious food and as the flesh from inside the pumpkin as well as the seeds, leaves and flowers can all be eaten, it makes it a vegetable which will more than cover the return you put in for growing it.
My #SixonSaturday this week comes from Turkey. One of the things I love most about going on holiday is seeing all the unusual plants and flowers in bloom.
It's not all-singing and dancing flowers and veg in the garden you know! Sometimes, despite our best defences, disease or pests can attack our much loved planting! This year's Christmas day dinner may be in danger!
On a Saturday, gardeners from around the world share six things from their garden in their blogs and on social media. It's a great way to see over the fence of what is going on in other people's gardens. As we have a gorgeously, sunny Autumnal day in Glasgow, I thought I'd share #SixonSaturday from my garden as we slide into October.