I hate taking instructions with no explanation. 2×2 is 4? But why. Add in baking powder to make your cake rise…how does that work? Mix cardboard and grass cuttings in this ratio and get compost – but why that ratio, what’s breaking them down? How can I make it go quicker? I find that if … Continue reading Composting: How it works and why you need to make it?
If you are gardening for pollinators, then you are probably also attracting all insect life. And if you are doing that, then you might also invite BATS! I think bats have had some really bad press. They have become the Trump of the small flying animal world. However, their bad press has nothing to do … Continue reading How to Encourage Bats into Your Garden?
If you want to turn a black thumb into a green thumb, then you need some gardening side-kicks. Enter the FUNGI!! Fungi can help you have happier healthier plants. Continue reading Why you need fungi in your garden
“Gardening is one of those areas where we never, genuinely, never stop learning.” I took a course on Container Gardening with Chris Beardshaw and it was FANTASTIC! Continue reading How to start a Container Garden – properly!
I’d never heard of this plant until three years ago. To be honest the words “tastes like cucumber,” and “great in G&T,” and “good for bees” was enough to set off my ‘Buy Now’ trigger finger and purchase a tiny packet of seeds off eBay. I unwittingly sowed them into some pots at the front … Continue reading The Amazing Benefits of Growing Borage
Do you want to fill your home with freshly cut flowers but don’t want to fill your house with plastic packaging and the guilt of all those air miles? Then find out what flowers you should grow to have your own zero waste cut flowers. Continue reading Grow your own cut flowers from Spring to Winter
Find out how to achieve a zero waste and organic garden with these top 20 tips. Continue reading 20 Tips to Create a Zero Waste, Organic Garden
Over the winter I was regularly buying basil and parsley only to watch sadly as the overcrowded plants suffocated and ran out of nutrients. Plus we always ate too much in one go which exhausted the plant. I always hated buying the packed herbs as they would usually get lost and then rot at the … Continue reading How to Grow Zero Waste Herbs