How to start off Onion Sets

Onions are easy to grow and don't take up much space in the garden so they are perfect for a beginner to try. Here's a quick 'How To' guide if you fancy trying to grow your own onions this year.

Six on a Veggie Saturday

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 →

Brussel Sprout Decimation

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!

The Marvel of Mint

Mint is perennial which means it will come back year after year. The plant will go dormant in the Winter, but it will sprout again in Spring. Mint can be divided and re-potted in Spring or Autumn.

Top 10 Tips for Growing Strawberries

Why on earth am I putting straw under my strawberries you may well ask? As the strawberry fruits start to develop and weigh heavy on the stems, tucking straw underneath the plant stops the fruit from sitting rotting on the soil.

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