The Blight is Back

A very wet July and August has seen the return of the dreaded tomato blight. With a warm and dry start to the summer, the tomatoes were looking healthy and strong, then along came July and overnight the temperatures plummeted and the rain started. The rainy, damp days continued throughout non … [Read more...]

Gardening Boosts Vitamin D

Readers may be aware of recent media reports on the rising incidence of Ricketts.  This bone disease is caused by lack of vitamin D (which we source from sunlight).  Our northern hemisphere climate combined with indoor lifestyle along with other factors has led to Ricketts rearing it's head for the … [Read more...]