Summer is officially over. The temperature is cooling and the garden growth is slowing. Wondering what to do next? So was I. Here are some gardening jobs to do in Autumn. Continue reading “11 Gardening Jobs To Do In Autumn”
Earlier this year, we shared the basics on starting a produce garden through the post ‘Growing Your Own’. The article tackled the things that you need and which plants to grow.
This time, let’s look at improving your garden’s ambience. After all, aside from its functionality in cultivating edible vegetation, a garden also provides space to relax in. Continue reading “Enhancing the Relaxing Atmosphere of your Garden.”
The plants are finally starting to thrive, then along came the caterpillars… Continue reading “Garden Diary July 2017”
Slight hiccough this month as we delayed work on the garden for something that wasn’t meant to be. Did we manage to pull it back? Read on to find out. Continue reading “Garden Diary June 2017 || Reclaiming The Wild”
On Sunday we went to the UpFront Gardens project launch in Pentre Gardens, Cardiff. Under the cool shade of the cherry trees in Pentre Gardens, we learned about the UpFront Gardens initiative to green up Grangetown by creating beautiful, edible front gardens for everybody to enjoy. Read on to find out more. Continue reading “UpFront Gardens Project Launch @ Pentre Gardens 2017”
Getting the children involved in the garden is good for them in so many ways. Gardening shows children where food comes from, what plants need to thrive and what kinds of plants pollinators like most. You could go further and show children how to make their own compost from food scraps, teach them about water conservation and show them how to identify plants and trees. The knowledge gained from helping in the garden will benefit children for their whole lives. These gardening activities are a great place to start!
Last month after a massive cold I decided enough was enough – it was time to put on the gardening gloves and get my garden to a more presentable state. I set myself specific goals and gave myself one month to complete them. How did I do? Read on to find out…
Growing your own food is something seen as many today by being difficult. A few years ago I would have agreed with you – but with the current food shortages expected to last until April, people across the UK have reportedly begun to put their gardening gloves on and dig for victory. Continue reading “Growing Your Own – A Starter Guide”