Archives for August 2008

Using Lavender

      Pruning lavender plants in late summer and autumn, helps keep them neat and stop them from going "leggy" and woody but in order to do this, the many flower spikes need to be cut off. No need to waste them as lavender flowers have a myriad of uses. … [Read more...]

Persil v Mice

  Those small bags that come with your persil washing powder tablets are just so handy. I sow some seeds in small 5cm or 7cm pots and keeping the mice off can be a nightmare, but now I have the answer. … [Read more...]

Broad Beans

  Our broad beans our now in full swing and being harvested regularly. Broad beans are highly nutritious; full of phosphorous, vitamin A and C and highly rich in protein. … [Read more...]