Hints & Tips

Sow Resilience

Posted 5 years, 9 months ago
Be resilient this year by sowing all sorts of different vegetables, and even trying something new. It could become your new favourite, which is what happened to us when we first grew crookneck squash (Cucurbita pepo) one hot dry summer…and had a bumper crop. We’ve sown crooknecks every ......

Pets in the garden

Posted 6 years, 2 months ago
Pets are part of the family, so include them in your garden plans![img90]...

Hedge fun

Posted 7 years, 1 month ago
Hedges are versatile, beautiful, sustainable, fashionable..and a big investment. Do you want edible, native or evergreen? Tall or short?[img82]In this photo we're planting a hedge of totara (Podocarpus totara). Totara is slower to establish and a little prickly, but makes a nice thick hedge and depe......

Don't make me sick

Posted 7 years, 3 months ago
Spot, rot, rust and mould…if you had brown peaches or rusty celery this summer, you wouldn't be the only one.[img80] ...

A Seat at the Table

Posted 7 years, 7 months ago
Planting a successful summer vege garden takes a bit of forward thinking. Similar I imagine, to planning an important dinner party. Who grows well together? Which one needs support? And what about that character who tends to smother its neighbours? Not to mention dietary considerations....

Enough for Everyone

Posted 7 years, 8 months ago

Winning Weeds

Posted 7 years, 9 months ago

The Gardeners of Tomorrow

Posted 8 years, 1 month ago

Planting Time is Watering Time

Posted 8 years, 7 months ago

To Prune or Not?

Posted 8 years, 11 months ago

Getting Serious about Soil

Posted 9 years ago

buying garden tools

Posted 9 years, 4 months ago

Waterwise Gardening

Posted 9 years, 5 months ago

Brick wall and raised beds

Posted 10 years, 1 month ago