Natural Insect Repellents

It’s summer! And as the temperatures creep up we’re all living outdoors more, which means we’re all spending more time with lots of mini-beasties. I have a live and let live approach to most insects in my life. I’m happy to share my living space with them, after all I’m the one invading their worldContinue reading “Natural Insect Repellents”

Growing Fruit and Veg; Design & Layout 2022

I appreciate that I have really put the cart before the horse with this article. I really should have published this before I wrote my other articles on growing veg but this happens when you write articles that follow life rather than ones that are planned and executed like a professional magazine. So if IContinue reading “Growing Fruit and Veg; Design & Layout 2022”

Creating an Ornamental Garden; Late Summer Colour

In my garden some of the plants I grow for mid-summer colour are still going strong well into Autumn, like Verbena Bonariensis, Cornflowers and Russian Sage, and some flowers are having a second flowering like the Campanula and Aquilega, but it’s lovely to inject some vibrancy into the scheme with some fresh colours. Here areContinue reading “Creating an Ornamental Garden; Late Summer Colour”