Planting

Most purchased plants and seed packets usually contain some form of advice as to when to plant a plant or seed. In our experience, this is based on extensive research to find the best growing conditions for that plant. Based on the findings, the advice is created for a generalised public to fit a generalContinue reading “Planting”

Building our compost bins from old pallets

So, I have a friend that has a warehouse – with lots of pallets! When I sent a photo of the 99+ pallets to Ben, he immediately said; “GET THEM ALL!”. First task…finding a van…check Second task…loading the van…check Third task…transporting the pallets…check Fourth task…emptying the pallets from the van…check… Fifth task…transporting the pallets toContinue reading “Building our compost bins from old pallets”

Weeding – Top Hoeing!

Weeding is a pain of any gardener but a necessity. Allowing weeds to grow in your garden or plots only reduces the nutrients that you wish to go into your plants. Although there has been a recent ‘save the weeds’ talk going on recently and we do seem to have a new found love forContinue reading “Weeding – Top Hoeing!”