There are plenty of stories of what should or should not be planted with tomatoes to enhance their growth or protect them from pests. This is called Companion Planting. Some gardeners swear by the benefits of companion planting, while others
Perennial vegetables should be more popular. Most of them are easy to grow and not terribly fussy or difficult to accommodate in the garden. Once established, these tasty vegetables will provide you with food year after year. Plant once and
It’s not easy being green. At least not according to that classic Muppets song. However, that isn’t necessarily true. Admittedly being green can be difficult, or at least daunting and potentially expensive. The thing is, it really doesn’t have to
It is easy, once you know how, to make chive vinegar at home. Flavored vinegar can add an extra dimension to foods. They are ideal to make marinades and dressings to drizzle over salads, garnishes and vegetables. Chive vinegar has
There are many ways to make garden beds. In this article I look at some of the materials for making the best garden beds. What type of bed you choose for growing will be determined by what you want to
Varieties we grow and where to buy them in UK Below is a list of the plants and varieties that we grew in Monmouthshire in 2015-2020. Wherever possible links are provided to help you find the same varieties to grow
What seeds can I sow in November? In this article you will find suggested seeds to sow in November for a continued harvest throughout the year and some gardening tips for November. If you are wondering which seeds to sow
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to grow food, even when you are without a garden to grow it in? There are some simple ways to add homegrown food to your diet from inside your own home.
Are pallets safe to use in the garden? While pallets are great, how do we know that pallets we want to recycle are safe to use in the garden? There are so many things that can be made from pallets.
Ways to Reuse Household Waste This article looks a some ways to reuse household waste before it is sent to landfill or recycled. A general change in attitude to recycling has been significant over the last thirty years or so. Over