If you’re anything like me you love sowing seeds. It’s a true gardeners delight to raise a plant from a seemingly lifeless husk right through to the point where it blooms, becomes edible or produces fruit. This is what horticulture is all about, whether raising summer bedding for your colourful designs or perhaps growing vegetables to yourself and your family.
Archive for the ‘Vegetable garden tips and advice.’ Category
Selecting an Allotment plot?
Here are a few guidelines to help you out.
“Potatoes served at breakfast, at dinner served again; potatoes served at supper, forever and Amen!”
The gardeners and farmers who had the foresight to plant their potatoes earlier this year have an interesting few weeks ahead of them.
Have you heard of the movie “The bucket list”? It details the trip taken by two men who work their way through a list of things they wish to experience before they die. The “bucket list” in the title was a roster of things to do before the movies main character “kicks the bucket”.
Here’s a handy list that I compiled in response to that eternal vegetable growing query that crops up as soon as spring arrives, “Am I too late to sow… (Insert vegetable of choice here)? (more…)
As a child, Easter meant one thing to me… Easter eggs.
In a previous post I wrote about preparing your window box for vegetable growing, the layering of composts and the use of bubble wrap to help reduce your need to water in summer.
Last week I wrote about a solution to lack of space for growing salad vegetables faced by balcony and patio gardeners.
That was the window box vegetable garden.
Living in the countryside with roughly a half an acre site for my planting experiments, I sometimes tend to forget there are many gardeners who are less space “fortunate”.