May 2021 Pea Shoots in Garden

May In The Garden

May 2022 Vegetable, herb and flower seeds to plant May In Cool Climates Broccoli – Sow in punnets undercover or plant out seedlings Broad Beans – Sow direct Cabbage – Plant out seedlings* Cauliflower – Sow in punnets undercover or plant out seedlings Kale –  Plant out seedlings Kohlrabi – Plant out seedlings Lettuce -…

Autumn leaves in April 2021

April In The Garden

April 2022 Vegetable, herb and flower seeds to plant April In Cool Climates Beetroot – Sow direct* Broccoli – Sow direct, in punnets or plant out seedlings (CM) Broad Beans – Sow direct Cabbage – Sow direct*, in punnets* or plant out seedlings (CM) Cauliflower – Sow direct, in punnets or plant out seedlings (CM)…

Four different types of mulch

Marvellous Mulch

With an ever-warming climate and increasingly unpredictable weather patterns, there has never been a better time to understand the joys of mulch.  Mulch is an integral part of our vegetable and ornamental gardening journey, read on for all the reasons to add mulch to your gardening routine. What is Mulch? Mulch, quite simply, is a…

Old seed box

Sowing Seed

There is something special about planting a seed, tending to it and watching it grow into a strong healthy plant. It is such a simple joy and one we humans have done for an eternity, but, for many in today’s modern world the thought of growing their own vegetables, herbs or flowers from seed can…

Person composting vegetables scraps in a bin

Compost And Composting

Welcome to our first blog.  When we started to think about a topic to write for our very first blog we began brainstorming about what we wish we had known when we started our journey.  A long list of ideas were drawn (some will feature in upcoming blogs) and discussed – in length. Finally, alongside…