How to keep wild garlic in check
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — 11:57
PERSONALLY, I love wild garlic but once it gets a foot (or bulb) hold it can be the very devil to get rid of.
Lessons learned from ‘reap what you sow’
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — 11:16
A CHAP amused me at the pub on Sunday, producing a wrinkled Christmas cracker saying, which he had been carrying around, hoping to bump into me.
Potato planting is the start of spring
Friday, March 31, 2017 — 14:51
PLANTING seed potatoes is always an exciting precursor to the start of spring — and this year the soil has warmed enough to encourage me to pop them in the ground earlier than that uplifting time when the clocks leap forward.
Sweet success with citrus
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — 13:00
WORLD-renowned gardener Beth Chatto may be 94 this year but it was in her prime when starting on the journey to create her magnificent garden that she learned what now seems a blindingly obvious maxim: Right plant, right place.