Tag Archive: vegetables

Preparing your garden for extended dry periods and drought.

Following on from my blog about preparing your garden for extremely hot days, and as we head into summer, I thought a bit of advice of preparing your garden for extended dry periods… Continue reading

Growing Spring Onions all year.

It can be a bit confusing when talking about spring onions (or are they shallots or are they scallions) as there are lots of small onions with lots of different names, but when… Continue reading

Harvesting and using your Asparagus crop

Spring = Asparagus. I love spring for the fact that it is asparagus season. It is a luxury vegetable that I look forward to each year. It has a relatively short harvest time,… Continue reading

Mulching Your Garden

I have delayed mulching the ornamental garden and orchard over the last couple of months because it was so dry. Now we have had a good soaking I will be spending the weekend… Continue reading

Preparing for spring and summer planting-growing seedlings

So this week’s blog will wrap up my series on getting prepared for spring planting. We have our seeds in hand and our beds prepared, so with just a small amount of time… Continue reading

Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring and Summer Plants.

  Once I have chosen what I want to plant for my spring and summer crop, the next step is to think about what you are going to plant where. Most experts and… Continue reading

10 EASIEST VEGGIES TO GROW IN POTS INFOGRAPHIC

I get alot of questions about what veggies to grow in pots, thanks to the work that I did on that vertical garden last year. Growing veggies in pots is a great way… Continue reading

Autumn the Ideal time for Planting Broccoli!

Broccoli would have to be one of my favourite vegetables to grow, not only because it is tasty and nutritious, with many uses in the kitchen, but also because it is so productive.… Continue reading

Successive Planting and How to Grow Snow Peas

I love gardening in autumn, the temperatures are lower and there is usually enough rain about so you don’t have to be constantly watering newly planted seedlings and seeds. It is my favourite… Continue reading