How to grow courgettes/ zucchini

How to grow courgettes/ zucchini

Courgettes and a summer squash Courgettes/ zucchini and summer squash are some of the easiest, and most productive, vegetables you can grow in the garden. All you need is a sunny spot, a square metre of soil or a big container, and plenty of water! And then there’s...
How to start your vegetable garden for less

How to start your vegetable garden for less

Beautiful bounty needn’t be expensive At the moment I’m building a new garden from scratch, and as I’m putting in hard landscaping it’s taking some time (which is frustrating) and the project has a budget. This is in complete contrast to when I started my first...
Non-Toxic Slug Control for your Garden

Non-Toxic Slug Control for your Garden

There are many ways you can keep your slug population under control without resorting to toxic slug pellets: Encourage beneficial wildlife in your garden – from insects right through to frogs and hedgehogs. Make sure that you have a range of habitats available. Wild...
Proper attire for gardening

Proper attire for gardening

If your gardening shoes are no longer up to the job, you can recycle them into planters! Now that spring has finally sprung, we’re all spending more time out in the garden. It’s a great place to be when the weather is nice, and most of us could use the exercise after...
How to make every seed count

How to make every seed count

Seeds can be one of the biggest expenses in a garden, and if you spend time tracking down heirloom or unusual varieties then they may also be very precious. Many gardeners sow seeds indoors, or in pots and trays, to ensure a higher rate of germination than you would...
Planning a spring garden

Planning a spring garden

The fashion world used to work so far in advance that if you wanted a new swimming costume for your summer holiday, you would have to buy it in the spring. By August, swimming costumes were nowhere to be seen, and it was time to buy your winter coat. Things have...

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