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- Pat's Plot - Raised Bed Gardening
Thank goodness the garden is officially weed-free (at the moment)! We finally finished weeding the raised beds and I couldn’t believe how many weeds had grown among the brassicas in just a couple of weeks
- Know Your Onions- and when to plant them!
Yes – it’s time to get planting onion sets and shallot sets in milder areas, providing the soil is sandy or loam based.
- Getting the Most Out of Small Spaces
If you have a small garden with only limited space for vegetables and would like to get the most out of your plot, it could be a sensible move to try ‘intercropping’.
- Pat's Plot - My First Signs of Frogspawn
I was looking out of the window this morning when I saw something odd in the shallow, ‘beach’ end of the pond. On further investigation I found a big blob of frogspawn!
- Pat's Plot - Hubby Finished The Weeding, At Last!
Having finished all the weeding and taken note of where all the perennials and bulbs were coming through we began mulching the beds with chipped bark
- Grow Your Own Revolution Spirals Upward
The fact is that one in three Britons now grow their own vegetables, and that figure seems to set to continue rising at a round 5% per annum. The growth in interest, make no mistake, is not a result of the credit-crunch. The Grow Your Own Revolution has been gathering momentum for some five years.
- Pat's Raised Bed Kits
Managed to get outside for the second day on the trot! I covered part of one bed with a cloche to warm it up a bit ready to sow some carrots and salad leaves in a week or two.
- Grow Your Own Vitamins and Nutrients
Today's vegetables might be larger, but if you think that means they contain more nutrients, you'd be wrong. The solution: Grow Your Own Vegetables!