Growing Fruit & Veg: Raising Seedlings

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: Raising Seedlings”

Creating an Ornamental Garden; Planning for Summer

One of the best aspects of gardening is how it focuses on the future. This means we get to daydream about summer blooms in the depths of winter. In fact Autumn is the best time to plan for the following summer by planting annuals or biennials. Annuals are plants that only live for one season,Continue reading “Creating an Ornamental Garden; Planning for Summer”