Dig For Victory; Monthly Guides & Commentary
Catching up after the holiday, removing leaves from the tomatoes to encourage ripening fruit and applying compost to fruit bushes.
We're back from Lanzarote - some thoughts on growing in hot dry climates and the runner bean tree mystery!
We're off on holiday so trying to get things done before we get on the plane.
Taking advantage of some decent weather to catch up outside with everything.
Answering questions on what to do if you have potato and tomato blight.
Catching up now the weather has finally improved. Tomatoes coming out of our ears!
The term 'early' in vegetable growing is a bit confusing, it doesn't mean early in the sense of early in the season so much as 'quick'.
A bit of a rant about 40 years of progress giving us garden machinery that just isn't reliable
Was it a spider bite that got me or what? But the greenhouse is doing really well for us.
A visit to the Sarvari Research Trust and Dr David Shaw, the man behind Sarpo blight and disease resistant potatoes
Planting up a new decorative border using weed matting and bark chips. Discussing plant spacings
A look at some new biological growing aids that are now available to the gardener.
Judging an allotment in Cumbria gardened by a remarkable young man.
Rotten weather, strawberry experiment and crackers cat eats cucumbers!
Having lost half the strawberry barrel to a ravening hoard of locust-like sheep, I need replacements. Luckily for my pocket strawberries are really easy to propagate.
Building a stand for strawberries in troughs for just under 25 pounds max!
Trimming the pollarded sycamore, mulching the terrace and flies in the potting shed stop tea drinking
A royal visit, feeding and watering tomatoes etc. Newsletter problems and the big electric storm but nothing is worse than sheep!
Some notes on mulching with grass clippings which can be difficult to compost.
Lawnmower back from the shop at huge cost. The battle with the whitefly plague continues and it's time to start feeding.
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