October in the Flower Garden
October and Autumn is making its presence known in the garden. Leaves are beginning to fall and the flower border is looking a bit sad. Tidying up and preparing for the winter ahead are the main tasks in the garden this month. However, there is also plenty to be done in preparation for next spring. So before you go out into the garden take a minute to check this short reminder of some of the essential things to be doing in the flower garden during October.October in the Vegetable Garden
October and autumn has come to the vegetable garden. There are still some crops to harvest but the main tasks for this month are tidying and preparing for the winter ahead. However, even in the smallest vegetable garden there are still things you can do to prepare for next spring and also to ensure that you have some fresh homegrown vegetables to see you through the winter months. So before you venture outside take a moment to check this short reminder of some of the essential things to be doing in the vegetable garden during October.How to Grow Small Trees And Gardening
Many people enjoy having small trees in their gardens. These can be both decorative and functional, but it’s important to consider a few things before planting a tree in your garden. First, be sure to do your research to determine how large the tree will become.Using French Tarragon
French tarragon is a frequent addition to every cook’s spice cabinet and it makes its appearance on grocery shelves every year as the holiday season approaches. As well-known as this herb is, its use is often a mystery. What makes this herb so special and distinctive? How can it be used in your kitchen?Restructuring Your Winter Garden
Many see the winter as a time to lay gardening work by the wayside, though the dormant state of winter gardens makes the season an ideal time for restructuring and maintenance. By getting active with the work gardeners can keep busy over winter, as well as guaranteeing an attractive garden.September in the Flower Garden
September is the month to start tidying up in the garden and preparing for both the winter ahead and also for the next year. As well as clearing away dying annuals and tidying spent perennials, there is also propagating to be done to ensure you have more of those plants you love for next year. So before you take your secateurs out into the garden take a moment or two to check this short reminder of some of the essential jobs to be doing in the flower garden during August.How To Avoid Gardeners Knees – A Serious Concern
Gardeners knees is a serious concern for everyone who gardens. While you may not think so when you are in your youth those things you do today will affect how you feel when you get older.September in the Vegetable Garden
Although there is still much to harvest in the vegetable garden, September is the month to start tidying up, prepare for the winter ahead and plan for next season. From planting for winter and spring vegetables to harvesting remaining crops, there is still plenty to do even in the smallest vegetable garden. So before you grab your trowel take a few minutes to check this short reminder of some of the essential things to be getting on with in the vegetable garden during September.Permaculture – What Is It?
A brief overview of what permaculture is, and where to find out more about it. Includes the 12 design principles of Permaculture.9 Amazing Reasons to Grow Your Own Food
Growing your own food allows you to know the exact source of your food. You do not have to worry about hormones or pesticides pumped into your plants. We show you 9 amazing reasons to start growing your own food today!Plants for February
It may be cold outside and the garden a little bleak but there are still some stunning plants to be had that will really give your garden a lift at this time of year. From early bulbs to flowering shrubs, here is a short list of some of the very best.Defending Your Garden Plants From Waterlogging
Recent flooding has brought the dangers of waterlogging to the centre of the gardening community’s mind. Fortunately there are a few easy precautions you can take to protect your plants from excessive rain.