Sunday, 25 October 2015

Growing well in October

Growing crops in containers and small spaces

We don’t all have the space for a vegetable patch or an allotment, but many varieties of salad, vegetable and fruit will flourish in containers and it doesn’t take up much space. There is plenty of free information and expert advice (following the links below) if you want to grow crops in containers or raised planters:

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Wild About Gardens Week Monday 26th – Friday 30th October

Wild About Gardens Week Monday 26th – Friday 30th October, is an initiative designed to encourage people to support local biodiversity in their gardens. This year's focus is on what you can do to encourage hedgehogs into your garden! 

Visit the Wild About Gardens website here to find out what you can do to help and to download free information, ideas and advice.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Autumn butterflies

Top 10 winter vegetables - Free advice from Thompson and Morgan

There is no need to let your vegetable plot stand empty over the winter months, there are plenty of vegetables that can be grown throughout the colder months. Most winter vegetables are fully hardy and can be planted or sown outdoors.

Thompson and Morgan have produced a list of their top ten vegetables which can be grown over the winter months. For more details please visit their website here.