We look at the benefits of banana tree compost and how to make it yourself along with variations and additives for all your gardening needs.
Helping a Hopeless Orchard looks at the simple problems that we can all overlook and how we can improve the soil quality of our gardens.
The Muddy Memoirs – No Patch Too Small As children we were always encouraged to tend our own little plot in the garden. This was common practice in those days but I’m sure that it was only to keep us little rug rats out of the way while mum and […]
Leaf mould may take a long time to decompose but its well worth the effort. This fine grained humus makes an excellent medium to add to your soil and much more from mulching to starting seeds.
The Creepy Creature Chronicles is a growing collection of bugs, insects and creatures from bees to butterflies, snails to spiders and many more.
A short simple guide on growing Aloe vera, and a look into the usefulness of our little prickly friend, from treating burns to boosting the immune system.
The Flower Files looks at a floriography of flowers from around the world, taken by real gardeners. Captivating captures and family favourites.
Citrus trees are an all round stunning shrub, from the fragrance of their frequent flowers to the tart taste and sharp zest of their fruit.
Tree Stump Tales looks at the world of gardening through stories of real gardeners to help anticipate future problems and relate to the experiences better.
It all started in a small garden greenhouse in an almost forgotten town in the North-East of England. Allotment and pigeon sheds once littered the landscape and across the town the flower trade bloomed. Pansies and petunia, tulips and tomatoes, chrysanthemums and calendula. Bulbs and blossoms flowed out of every garden.