I wanted to share this photo this week as I think it’s a really good example of why it is so important to feed your plants. Earlier this spring, I… The post It’s good to feed your plants – Diary
Blisters like this one are the work of the leaf miner, a fly larvae that buries between the top and bottom layers of the leaf and nibbles a tunnel which… The post Blisters on your chard? appeared first on .
Last week our Rocket Gardener wrote a post on companion planting and we received several enquiries about how to use companion plants as a result. So…here’s a little introduction for… The post An introduction to companion planting appeared first on
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There are a number of things that can cause a plant to get stressed – unfavourable weather conditions, inadequate water & nutrients, pest damage, diseases, lack of sunlight and so… The post 3 Signs of Plant Stress appeared first on
Basil is one of the most popular herbs to grow at home…here are some of our top tips for getting the best results from it. Basil likes warmth – growing basil… The post Top tips for basil appeared first on .
One of the things I have really enjoyed learning about with my Rocket Gardens plants is companion planting. I have, for several seasons now, been planting marigolds and nasturtiums in amongst… The post Red Campions as Companions – Diary of a
Before you tear your hair out trying to defend your plants against slug damage, check that it’s not birds nibbling your veggies. Lettuces, brassicas (kale, broccoli, cabbages etc), chard, beetroot… The post Slugs or birds? Who’s eating your veg plants….
We’re being treated to a largely warm and dry spring, which is great for the veg patch. However, your veg plants will need regular watering to keep them thriving. We… The post When (and how often) to water appeared first