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Category archives: Seeds

In Due Season - December

Most of the work suggested for November can continue through December as long as the weather does not deteriorate. Seed catalogues will usually arrive this month, so you can sor[...]

The ‘Green’ Gardener

It cannot have escaped your notice that ‘environmentally friendly’ is the phrase of the moment. Green is the ‘in’ colour, whether it be in relationship to cleaning products, constr[...]

In Due Season - November

This is the month of clearing and planting. In all parts of the garden, move spent plantings and crops and compost or burn. Cut-down dead perennials and shred the prunings. Sweep u[...]

The Invisible Garden

The Invisible Garden Unless you are an obsessive plantsman, or want to spend every waking minute in an intimate relationship with the soil — and if you are, you would not have nee[...]

In Due Season - October

The ornamental garden. This is mainly a month to continue those jobs started last month – dividing and replanting herbaceous perennials, taking up old bedding plants and replacing [...]

Plants to grow

You can grow just about everything in a greenhouse, providing you can give the conditions that suit the plants. The cold (unheated) greenhouse. This has no heat as a matter of c[...]

Siting the greenhouse

Greenhouses are usually supplied with a plinth of the same material they are constructed with and this can be placed straight on to the earth or concrete where the house is to be e[...]

In due season - September

The arrival of the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness means that if you’ve been taking a bit of time off to enjoy yourself, you really ought to be easing yourself back into so[...]

Butterfly and Bee Plants

Have you taken part in this year’s National Garden Butterfly Census? A great activity to get children involved with. The survey is aimed at helping us assess the health of our envi[...]

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