New Early Delivery Option
September 20, 2016
This September sees the introduction of our brand new early delivery option on selected plants. Last frost dates differ from region to region and some gardeners are able to provide plants will more protection than others.
Selecting New Fruit Trees
September 13, 2016
Selecting new fruit trees can be tricky as there are so many varieties, shapes and sizes. Many varieties are long-lived so it is important to make the right choice. Your reward will be beautiful blossom in spring followed by your favourite fruit crop later in the year. And for many years to come.
So, if you are thinking of selecting one or more new fruit trees for your garden here’s a few points to consider:
September 6, 2016
Planting autumn garlic will provide you with an early crop next year. A member of the onion family garlic, is a staple of the Mediterranean and Asian diets and many consider it to be a super food. Full of vitamins and minerals, garlic is a powerful natural antibiotic and is thought to protect against colds and flus. Of course it also wards off vampires and Scottish midges!
Why Grow Green Manures?
August 23, 2016
The reason for sowing and growing green manures is that they are an easy and environmentally friendly way of improving both soil fertility and the organic content. Grow them on any vacant patch of garden at any time of year however they are most effective when sown in autumn and left over winter.