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Tags archives: plants

Beating Blue Monday

Earlier this week we had what the media love to call ‘Blue Monday’ - the supposedly-most-depressing day of the year. Gardeners could be forgiven getting swept up in the senti[...]

Weekend Gardeners

Adrian and I have become weekend gardeners. Like many other people who juggle working and caring for the garden it is dark when we go to work in the morning and again when we retur[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Planting out

You should have previously prepared the ground to be used by digging it well, breaking it down to a ‘tilth’ and adding a balanced fertilizer. Remove the bedding plants from their t[...]

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