I was surprised and pleased to see Amateur Gardening magazine had a section in one of their September editions dedicated to organic gardening, mainly because the magazine always seems to endorse all kinds of sprays and pesticides. But here they were making the case for national charity Garden Organic, compost, reusing resources, stopping chemical usage [...]
You can't help it. You're gloomy. The nights have draw in. The days are colder, the trees are bare, the ground is sodden. All that glorious greenery that sustained you in the other seasons has now gone. But can you still extract some wellbeing out of your winter garden?
If you want a great garden, you can't do it by yourself. There's an army of little helpers beneath the soil. With a spring in their step, these bees of the soil are doing wonders for your plants.
While 'mulch' may be utterly charmless as a word, it is full of potential to transform your garden from an ugly duckling into a preened swan. Find out all your need to know about mulch in this week's blog.