With spring just around the corner, I thought sharing some tips on what gardeners can do in March would be good. Many gardeners are eager to get outside and start working in their gardens. This blog post aims to provide helpful tips and guidance on the tasks that can be done in the garden during…
How to Label Seeds
Labelling seeds as they are sown is very important. Once they have been sown into seed trays or the ground, they will look fairly similar until they grow and show their first true leaves. If you are sowing most of your plants for the year, things can get very busy, and it is important to…
Sow these seeds now for a great harvest
Some plants need as much time as you can to grow and produce an abundance of produce. This video shares two seeds to sow now, so you have a great harvest later in the year.
Three Flower Seeds to Sow in February
The weather is still unpredictable but if you have a space where you can keep seeds warm and protect seedlings from the frost, there are some plants you can sow now for flowers later this year.
Buying and Chitting Seed Potatoes
Gardening success, especially abundant growing, is built on a degree of preparation. You can still have a good crop or a beautiful garden without it, but it may cost more or not achieve its full potential. After several years of learning, I now try to make sure I plan out tasks and do my best…
January Gardening and Planning
The start of the year brings the excitement of planning the garden and garden jobs for the coming year. The shorter days give plenty of opportunity to sit and think about everything to do each month to get the best out of the garden and allotment. In this video, I go over my plans and…
January in the northern hemisphere is cold, and there is little practical work to do in the garden. The cold has set in, the ground is frozen (to at least 2 inches here), and frosts threaten any tender plants. Despite the cold, there are a few things to do to keep your love of gardening…
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!
Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, I hope you have a wonderful weekend and a fruitful New Year.
The prevailing wind shifted over the last week, and we now have wind bringing cold air from the east, which takes a short trip north to bring down Artic air. This means it is cold, with temperatures reaching -6 degrees Celsius or 42 degrees Fahrenheit on the night I write this blog post. After a…
Preparing the Garden For Winter
Winter is almost here, and there are some tasks you can do now to help prepare for the next growing season. Despite the cold and wet weather, it is worth getting outside and preparing for winter.