If you want to be making Leek and Potato soup all Winter, now is a good time to sow Leek seeds outside.
Onions like a firm, fertile soil in a sunny site. Don't worry if you haven't prepared your bed in the Autumn or don't have access to home-made compost or manure, here's what to do!
Parsley is an easy herb to grow if you are a novice gardener and looking to grow something green which you can also eat. Moving into April is a great time to sow Parsley outside when the soil is warming up. Parsley needs some shade to stop it from flowering and going over too quickly... Continue Reading →
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.
On Sunday, I was lucky enough to make it along to Glasgow's Potato Day organised by Glasgow Allotments Forum and what a feast of fun for the potato loving eye it was!
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 →
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!
If you've worked hard to grow your own potatoes this year, you need to store them properly to ensure they do not rot.
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.