Moon Planting Guide

For those who follow or are interested in the biodynamic planting method, check out the lunar planting and harvesting guide at the Gardener's Calendar.co.uk. Simple to follow with easy to understand explanations about how the biodynamic  planting system, following the phases of the moon, can help … [Read more...]



BBC Dig In 2010

The BBC announced that it is extending its popular and highly successful Dig In campaign for a second year, with expert advice and information encouraging novice gardeners, young and old, to discover the simple pleasure of growing and cooking their own vegetables, starting this … [Read more...]



Alys Fowler – The Edible Garden

Alys Fowlers' new book "The Edible Garden" follows "Gardeners' World" presenter Alys Fowler as she takes up the challenge to prepare at least one meal a day using only home-grown produce. However, rather than taking up an allotment, Alys will be growing the ingredients in her small suburban … [Read more...]



Make Spring Gardening Easier

As gloomy winter days give way to the watery sunlight of spring, the temperature may still be cool but daylight hours are lengthening and the garden is certainly starting to show new signs of life. Early spring can be a hard physical time for the gardener and apart from the usual seed sowing … [Read more...]



Vegetable plug plants

Growing your veg from plug plants can have many benefits and over the last couple of years, the range offered has increased greatly. One of the hardest parts of growing your own is the tricky seed growing stage when plants are subject to damping off or destroyed by slugs and snails.  Using pre … [Read more...]



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