Up until now we’ve been patient, we’ve been ever watchful of pests and frosts and now spring is over and summer is here! We’re halfway through the year and this is when I usually start to panic! There’s always loads […]
It’s the cusp of summer so now’s the time to go for it! May is a great month, warm breezes herald the coming summer and you’ve probably had your first BBQ by now (albeit wrapped up warm and heading inside […]
Here we go! The days are longer and warmer now and you can actually get outside without dressing like an Eskimo. This is where the fun begins – but a word of warning: keep an eye on the weather. The […]
We’ve made it through the dark times! For me March is the month of possibilities and potential. The days are getting visibly longer and life is starting to show signs of reappearing outside. Shoots are shooting and if you’ve been […]
Valentine’s day has come and gone so now it’s worth investing a bit of love outside this month for a long-term relationship with your garden. Fill the house – Windowsills are a great place to get things going. Seeds are […]
Celebrations are over, the commute is back and the weather is making you want to stay under the duvet indefinitely. But what about your gardens, smallholdings and allotments? Now’s the time to wrap up warm, pull on those boots and […]
“Autumn is the mellow season, all the hectic flowering and reproductive activity of the summer is over. For the gardener, this is the time to start putting the garden to bed” – Alan Titchmarsh
Welcome to summer. Forecast is rain, wind, hail and baking sun.
Yes yes we’ve all heard the hilarious jokes about up hill gardening and friends dreadful impersonations of Kenneth Williams asking ‘Would you like a good fork?’ snigger snigger.