Protecting newly Planted seedlings

Now is the time to put those seedings into the garden. After weeks caring for them indoors you want them to do their best when in the garden. After hardening off the seedlings, another period of vigilance is needed. Seedlings are at risk from pests, diseases, sun, and wind damage. If you have an outdoor […]

Winter Wildlife – What can you do at home?

Winter Wildlife in the garden Cold weather, freezing rain, coupled with shorter days and longer nights make winter a hard season for wildlife. In your urban garden you can help local wildlife, a few quick actions can help birds, hedgehogs, butterflies and insects. Ready for a new spring season for these creatures to help your […]

Organic September – 2019

Going organic? Something you have wanted to try. Maybe now’s the time?  The Soil association:  a charity for farming and food have started Organic September a month-long campaign designed to encourage more people to try organic.  “Campaigning for more organic food and farming means that together, we can slow down climate change” All organic food is […]