Beginner Gardener Tips | free printable advice sheets

Fruit Tree Guilds Fruit tree guilds are brilliant for creating the perfect environment for your tree to thrive. Find out everything you need to know to get started in this post ‘how to plant a fruit tree guild‘. Click the image below to download…

The Vegetable Garden in June

What To Sow | What To Plant | What To Harvest | Jobs To Do WHAT SEEDS TO SOW IN JUNE? Seeds to sow outdoors in June Beetroot Broccoli Carrots Courgettes Squash French beans Kale Lettuces Oriental leaves Peas Pumpkins Winter squash Runner beans Swedes Swiss chard Salad leaves Spring…

Must-Read Watering Tips For Plants | tips for watering your VEGETABLE garden

This hot weather has inspired me to pull together my top tips for watering plants in the vegetable garden. 🌞 Water is without doubt one of the most undervalued resources on earth. These tips have been designed with water conservation in mind. 1. Water…

Bad Bugs For Gardens? | bugs and grubs you NEED TO KNOW about

As a gardener you will quickly come to learn that there are bad bugs for gardens. Before you get totally put off let’s put those bad bugs into perspective… There are about a million known insect species on the planet and of those, less…

How To Make Stinging Nettle Fertilizer

A post all about how to make stinging nettle fertilizer and which plants will thank you for it! Stinging nettles may be considered a weed but they are incredibly beneficial plants. Stinging Nettles are not only a habitat for wildlife but this nitrogen rich plant…

DIY Slug Collars | how to make slug collars for free

Make your own DIY slug collars to prevent slug and snails damage. Slug collars are a great organic way of preventing pest damage in the garden. Shop bought slug collars are highly effective but they do get expensive if you’re growing a lot. So,…

The Best Rhubarb Recipes!

If you’re lucky enough to have harvested rhubarb from your garden then take a look at these amazing rhubarb recipes… Click on each of the links below to view rhubarb recipes. Rhubarb Ice Cream Rhubarb Punch Strawberry Rhubarb Cream Strawberry Rhubarb Cream Dessert Strawberry…

Can you eat the green shoots of shallots?

Can you eat the green part of shallots? Yes you can eat the green shoots of shallots and onions (read below to find out how to harvest correctly) Infact, eating the green shoots of a shallot is a fantastic way of getting more food…