Growing Fruit and Veg at Home; Feeding & Watering 2022

So hopefully you’ve managed to keep your seedlings or baby plants alive in your veg garden and now you want to give them the best of care to turn them into beautiful productive plants. Here are some tips on the best way to feed and water those babies so you get a wonderful harvest laterContinue reading “Growing Fruit and Veg at Home; Feeding & Watering 2022”

Creating an Ornamental Garden; Spring Colour

If you’re in the process of starting a flower garden from scratch or need to rejuvenate an existing one you might be interested in my articlesCreating a Garden the Easy Way and clever Gardening Hacks . This article is part of a series highlighting my favourite plants according to when they flower. In the articles IContinue reading “Creating an Ornamental Garden; Spring Colour”

Growing Fruit & Veg: Planting Out Seedlings & Seeds 2022

It’s still a bit nippy out in the garden these days but it won’t be long before it’s time to harden-off your little seedlings so that you can plant them out in the soil. You’ll know your seedlings are ready to plant out once they’ve developed a few ‘true leaves’, i.e recognisable leaves of theContinue reading “Growing Fruit & Veg: Planting Out Seedlings & Seeds 2022”

Growing Fruit & Veg: Sowing Seeds & Raising Seedlings 2022

Did you know that for every kilogram of vegetables you grow yourself, you’re reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2 kilograms, compared to buying from the store? I don’t have the time to be fully self-sufficient when it comes to fruit and vegetables but I get great joy from supplementing our weekly fruit and veg shop withContinue reading “Growing Fruit & Veg: Sowing Seeds & Raising Seedlings 2022”

A Guide to Composting & Composters

Composting is so easy peasy it’s a shame that more people don’t do it. It can also save you a fortune in waste charges and in garden compost. It’s also the only zero-waste way to get peat-free compost. It’s also the only way to get compost with no nasties in it. Did you know thatContinue reading “A Guide to Composting & Composters”