January and the Allotment Garden
January 11, 2018
By Richard Chivers
When Christmas has passed and life resumes its normality, the biggest problem I find as a gardener is that January is a frustratingly long month.
January 1, 2018
Winter is well and truly upon us. Yes, the days are lengthening, but oh so slowly. Snow, frost, wind, rain, mud and grey skies seem here to stay but never fear, snowdrops and celandines will soon be putting on their annual show.
How to Plant Spring Bulbs
October 15, 2017
The appearance of early spring flowers is when many of us breathe a sigh of relief. The dark days of winter are nearly over. Be they dancing daffodils, pure snowdrops or vibrant tulips, spring bulbs bring a welcome promise of longer, warmer days.