Carrot Problem

The carrots that I sowed the other week have really struggled. I can only put it down to the fact that I was trying...

Cat alert!

The cat has surpassed herself. She managed to knock out a few of my beetroot, that were doing very well indeed. It’s a simple...

Problem with Peas

Another problem that I’ve had. The Peas that I had sown in the garden ended up disappearing. The day after I had sown them, little...

Sow Butternut squash

One of my favourite vegetables, and hopefully I will have a bumper crop, as I did last year. It’s early in May, but the...

Planting out the brussels sprouts

The brussels sprouts are looking very healthy, and a quick check has shown that they are just about to get pot-bound, time to plant...

What to do in May

With the risk of frost getting smaller and smaller, May is a month of potting out, and growing on. There is usually a hint,...

Plant out the sweet peppers

The peppers were doing well on the windowsill, so I took the executive decision that we wouldn’t be affected by any more frosts, so out into...

Plant out the melons

The melons have germinated so quickly, and are looking really healthy. The greenhouse was looking a bit sparce, so  have popped them in their...

Dealing with the dreaded slugs organically.

Apparently, us Brits spend about £30 million a year on slug prevention. At every growers meeting I’ve been to, the first question that always...

Frost Damage

I got caught out last night. The days are long and warm, and I thought that the night couldn’t possibly get that cold. Its...