Handy tips to help you get the most from your outdoor space..
Horseradish is a prolific plant and should be positioned carefully in the garden. It will tolerate partial shade but prefers a sunny spot if possible. Choose a permanent place as horseradish will last many years.
Needing some more dry days in Cornwall this autumn. But, between the showers, it’s possible to get some tidying or clearing up done before it gets too cold.
Handy Gardening Tips
While you’re planning your garden, check out these helpful tips to get the most from your crops and reduce aches and pains!
Wouldn’t it be great to avoid the weekly supermarket shopping nightmare from time to time? Think of all the petrol, cash and not least of all, the STRESS!
Your strawberry plants should be fruiting nicely around now. Keep plants well watered. Because they are shallow rooting plants, strawberries will dry out very quickly in hot weather, and your crop will be affected.
Growing food is as good as printing money – in fact it’s much much better than printing money – growing food will nourish your body all year round.
Kale is a real honest-to-goodness superfood. It contains iron, Vitamins K, A and C and is also high in calcium. Well worth growing to boost your immune system.
Grow Parsley at Home
Parsley is probably the most under-used garden herb but is rich in vitamins and minerals, particularly iron. Gram for gram, parsley has more vitamin C than citrus fruits.
Gardening By The Moon
Gardening by the moon isn’t a new idea. In fact new ideas tend to have driven out the traditional ways of gardening that have been feeding generations before us.
Growing Cherry Trees
Apart from the beautiful pink blossom, cherry trees also produce the most wonderful fruits in abundance.. And you can grow them in your garden! Here’s how…
Pots of Superfoods
If all the grow your own thing is getting a bit overwhelming, opt for the best options and grow your own superfoods!
Beetroot and Health
2000 years ago, the Romans didn’t terrify themselves by Googling their symptoms when feeling icky.
For the Love of Flowers
Be nice to yourself and indulge in one of nature’s awesome creations – give yourself a gift of flowers from time to time.
Let’s Get Growing
“We don’t have to grow EVERYTHING! But growing SOME of your own food involves …
Grow and Eat
Ever since I lived partly off the land, I’ve never been able to shake the need to grow food.
Make your garden plans before you dig your holes! We could let nature take it’s course sometimes, if we ‘keep an eye on it’ 🙂
How not to end up with a shed full of stuff you don’t need!
The Natural Garden
A natural garden encourages birds, bees and butterflies – and frogs, toads and lizards to a friendly environment
10 Easy Steps to Happy Gardening!
Preparation is the best way to get the most out of your garden, but where do I start?!
Organic gardening was the only way of gardening before chemicals and pesticides arrived to ‘help’ our crops along.
Ten Tips for Top Crops
Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying and nourishing hobbies you could undertake.
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