A vegetable plot isn’t complete without cabbage. Shredded, stir-fried, steamed or baked, there’s not much you can’t do with one! And with a little planning it’s even possible to enjoy cabbages year round. Read on or watch the video to
It’s been an interesting year of growing so far, and undoubtedly everybody’s veg patches will be looking very different, depending on when plants were planted, how much water they’ve had… The post August in the Veg Patch appeared first on
I’m a big fan of gaillardias. I ordered ‘Fanfare’ from Mr F last year and was pleasantly surprised when last year’s plants came happily through the winter to dazzle the eyes again this year. And they certainly love the sun.
What an interesting growing season it has been this year! Gardeners and farmers across the UK have all suffered the effects of a very cold start to spring and then… The post Why we’re offering a limited autumn range appeared
It’s summer. Your fruit trees are already brimming with young fruits, ready to eventually give way to a delicious crop to enjoy at the end of the growing season. But if you want to get the most from your harvest,
I have never seen so many bees and butterflies in my veg patch. It’s brilliant!! In the mornings, the garden really seems alive, with bees popping in and out of… The post How companion planting has worked for me appeared
To keep your herbs producing lots of lovely leaves, you may need to do a spot of pruning. Alternatively, let them flower and enjoy seeing the bees flock to your… The post Summer Herb Management appeared first on Rocket Gardens.
There’s no doubt that one of the loveliest of all foxgloves is ‘Sutton’s Apricot’ – and now’s the time to sow the seed. Powered by WPeMatico
If you’ve harvested your carrots lately only to find that they look a bit, well, blobby and mangled, then the answer lies in better soil and better spacing. There’s still… The post How to grow perfectly shaped carrots appeared first
There’s something deeply satisfying about pulling up a crop of onions (or shallots/garlic) and leaving them out in the sun to dry, but it’s an important job to do too… The post Harvesting onions, shallots & garlic appeared first on