Wednesday, 22 February 2017

What to do in the garden in March

As March approaches and the longer days provide the opportunity for an increasing range of gardening tasks, it's time to start preparing seed beds, sowing seed, cutting back winter shrubs and generally tidying up around the garden.

Free gardening advice and top tips can be found on the following websites:

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

When to sow and grow vegetables

The success of growing your vegetables can depend on various factors – including which month to plant or when to sow your seeds.

If you are unsure of what you can sow each month, then look no further than Suttons free comprehensive breakdown of when to plant vegetables. For detailed information on sowing and growing vegetables please visit their website here

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Quote for the week

"Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together" -  Robert South

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

How to grow tomatoes - free advice from RHS

Tomatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow and will reward your efforts with a steady supply of fresh tomatoes throughout the summer. There are a wide range of varieties from small cherry tomatoes to giant beef stake tomatoes and they are ideal for spaces of any size, including patios, planters and even hanging baskets.

For detailed information on growing tomatoes please visit the RHS website here.

February in the garden - a good time to start planning what to grow

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Looking forward to the new growing season

Growing vegetables in containers

If your space is limited dont be put off from growing your own vegetables. There are a wide range of vegetables that can be grown in pots and containers. Suitable varieties include; beetroot, peas, beans, raddish, potatoes, peppers and onions.

For more information on how to grow vegetables in containers please visit the RHS website here.

How to grow potatoes with Thompson and Morgan