Onions are so easy to grow and don’t take up much space in the garden so they are perfect for a beginner to try and a simple activity to do with children. It will be great to look forward to later in the year, when you will be pulling fresh onions right from your own garden.
This Year’s Harvest
All but a few Leeks remain to be lifted from this year's harvest so it's a great time of year to look back over the successes and challenges of the growing season.
How to Harvest Onions
You'll know that your onions are ready to harvest when the foliage starts to turn yellow.
Companion planting is an organic method of growing two or more different plants together which will have mutual benefits to each other.
Setting the Onions 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!
Six Signs of Nature’s Survival on Saturday
Wind, rain, wind, rain, flashes of sunshine, then more wind and rain in the garden this week! We have been battered by #StormGareth and his friends this week and yet, the garden still manages to amaze in its ability to be undefeated!
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.
Glasgow’s Potato Day
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!