Garden weather in Carlisle, Cumbria

As every gardener knows keeping an eye on the weather is essential to ensure good crops, fantastic flowers and limited losses due to frost or wind. To help we have installed a weather station which beams back the latest weather conditions every few minutes.   … [Read more...]



Gardening on a budget

With the cost of living biting hard, the last place we will want to spend our hard earned money is in the garden.  However, you can still have a great display at little cost. We have been through the seed and plant catalogues to see what can be achieved easily on a small budget. Seeds for … [Read more...]



Blight resistant tomatoes!

Good news for British tomato growers. Thompson & Morgan have a blight resistant tomato collection in the new 2011 seed catalogue. As you can tell by our posts over the summer, the blight fungus struck again when the weather turned wet at the start of July.  We will certainly be placing our … [Read more...]



Watch out for Tomato Blight

We are hoping to escape the dreaded tomato blight virus again this year. After three years of miserable summers, we vowed not to grow tomatoes again after the devastating blight problems, brought on by the wet weather, ruined the crops completely but like many gardener's we have succumbed to … [Read more...]



Southport Flower Show 2009

Thank you to all those who attended our presentation "Gardening with Injury & Disability", at the Southport Flower Show over the weekend. The weather was kind compared to the forecasts we had been given and attendance was high. Many traders exhibited at the showground and the floral marquees … [Read more...]



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