Natural pesticide you can whip up at home.

Summer is the season to enjoy your hard work these past few months, but it can be overshadowed by the increase in pest activity. Making those new plants and veggies looking a little worse for wear. why not use your garden store cupboard to make your own pest sprays, reusing ewhat you have to keep […]

Summer Break – Garden Tips

Looking after your garden when your away   The summer holidays are about to start, and most of us are looking forward to a summer break. It might be a week abroad, a family weekend catch up or a series of days out. Our gardens are going to taking a back seat to our activities. […]

looking ahead to June/July

June/ July – preview Let’s look ahead to the summer garden. We are nearly in the beginning of summer hopefully the warmer weather will appear, and we can all start taking more time out in the garden. In June/July your garden is at its peak, plants are ready to make their best display. Your garden […]

Get in the garden with the kids!

A half term has just finished and for many its only 6 more weeks until children finish school for summer. A long holiday where even the best parents/grandparents struggle to fill the days. This week’s blog is some ideas to get your children/grandchildren into the garden; this can both help you finish your jobs and […]

Strawberries

This week’s blog is on one of the most enjoyable fruits to grow the humble strawberry. A summer essential that also adds to the colour in your garden. This is an easy plant to grow and is a great one to get the kids involved. I have a couple of cold stored runners to re […]