Ladybirds (ladybugs) are one of the best beneficial insects you can invite into the garden. They are a great biological, organic pest control, feeding on aphids. Having a garden teeming with ladybirds will help to maintain a healthy balance in your flower beds and vegetable garden.
Gardening in April is a busy time for gardeners with longer, warmer days. Flowers are in full bloom and fruit trees are covered in delightful blossom. With April showers on the way, garden plants are springing to life and that also means that weeds will start to take root in any place they can.
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.
Growing vegetables in a greenhouse will give your seedlings the perfect environment to thrive. A greenhouse is useful for growing vegetables because it will allow you to plant seeds earlier in the season and protect them from garden pests.
Spring is approaching and the first spring bulbs are emerging out of the ground. Gardening in February is all about preparing the garden for sowing and growing.
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.