Gardening in March is a busy time as the weather warms up. With the last of the morning frost and the arrival of spring, now is the time to start planting.
If you live in a town house or apartment, it can be inspiring and fun to design a space for a home vegetable garden. With limited space for growing crops, use containers and vertical planting ideas in order to create a unique and versatile garden.
There is still plenty to do in the December garden and as we approach the shortest day of the year, the weather can be quite crisp and chilly. Time to wrap up warm and prepare to prune and prep the garden for next Spring.
As late autumn turns to winter, with colder, shorter days, there are still plenty of tasks to do in the garden in November.
November is here and with it comes the chance of early frost. The focus this month in the garden is protecting plants and wildlife from the cold winter months ahead.
Toadstools and fungi are a natural and essential part of the garden ecosystem. To have toadstools and mushrooms in your lawn is a sign of a healthy garden with soil packed with beneficial nutrients.
September is the time to prepare for autumn gardening tasks. The weather can be changeable in September from mild, warm days to wet and chilly. There are lots of tasks to keep you busy in the garden this month.
September is generally cooler as the weather becomes milder. This month is a good time to prepare for autumn gardening tasks. The weather can be changeable in September from mild, warm days to wet and chilly. There are lots of tasks to keep you busy in the garden this month from planting spring-flowering bulbs, pruning perennials and shrubs and a bounty of harvest in the vegetable garden.
August is the peak of summer making it one of the hottest months. Watering in the garden is a top priority. Using grey water or ideally rain water from a water butt is not only good for water conservation but also much better for plants.
October is the month when the garden really begins to show off those warm autumn colours. There are plenty of tasks to do in the garden this month.
October is a month bursting with autumn colours. The leaves begin to turn golden with warm orange, yellow and deep reds. It’s a palette of colours to inspire any landscape artist. There is still plenty to do in the garden in October. Time spent in the garden is mainly taken up with tidying up leaves […]
Homemade fertilizers are a cheap and environmentally friendly way to feed your plants. It will encourage growth and crop yields and even discourage garden pests and plant diseases.
Companion planting is a great natural, organic way to protect your juicy homegrown strawberries as well as encourage their growth and produce even sweeter crops.
Organic gardening is exactly the same as regular gardening except that no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides are used.
People opt indoor gardening these days as they provide better yields than growing outdoors. Among its many health benefits, gardening is one of the best ways to get attached to nature to feel relaxed and calm.
It helps in fighting stress and gives you a sense of wellbeing. But what if you have very limited space to grow outdoors or that the soil condition is too bad? Well, the only option left is to grow indoors. So , when you have already planned for growing indoors, let’s choose the best 5 herbs and veggies that love to grow indoors.