Rain and shine, the allotment deserves my time. But turn your back for a day or three and accept the consequences.
Floral discoveries and inspiration along a morning walk in Colchester.
Unspoken rules of allotment life. Would you break them?
It’s official, I’ve got allotment 41 and I’m going to tell you all about it.
Floriography has a language all of it’s own. Roses being one of my favourite subjects at the moment get a closer look.
Why is the Rose such a powerful symbol of devotion and love? So, I’ve done a bit of digging to try to find an answer.
How isolated will Britain really be? Post Brexit ‘no deal’ is looking bleak for agriculture and trade, with major businesses threatening to relocate abroad and current trade partnerships being torn apart. We’re all too familiar with what happens when the “bubble” bursts, the economy suffers and the people suffer. There are price increases in every…
Bug hotels are now common additions to the modern, conscientious, gardeners design. But do they really work?
A collection of easy to grow and easier to care for plants, ideal for that new student dig.
Watering – A Gardening Myth Watering plants in the mid-day sun will damage and scorch the leaves. So, according to Charles Dowding in ‘Gardening Myths and Misconceptions’ and the University of Hungary, this just doesn’t make sense. After all, we don’t worry about scorched leaves after a shower on a bright day. It would be…