Having been on the brink of disaster, still hovering, I thought that I would start a range of articles to hopefully inspire and make life easier for you.
Broccoli raab is increasingly popular, but it is not really broccoli. It is more closely related to the turnip than regular broccoli.
It is essential to be aware of the importance of trees and plants even if one is not doing any gardening. Once a person develops an awareness for nature and environment, one also develops an interest in it and tries to preserve it!
Who uses your garden the most? Who is the garden really for? How can you create a garden that suits everyone when you don’t have a lot of space. Read on to find out how I tackled this problem.
Design your garden the way you want it and do it yourself to save yourself a lot of money and also have the satisfaction of looking at your garden for years to come, knowing that you "Did it yourself".
Growing your own vegetables can seem like work to some people. However, for those of us who like gardening and planting, it’s not work: it’s a soothing and relaxing activity that makes us feel accomplished and proud when we see the results of our work.
Nowadays, more and more people are turning to a more natural lifestyle. After years of eating industrialized, processed, canned, or frozen food, many people are rediscovering the taste of natural, fresh food that doesn’t have any chemicals in it.
It is at the beginning of the season when the winter dug soil is being broken down for seedbed or planting preparations that we get the best value from balanced fertilizer applications.
Onions and shallots need special care, for they must be mature, with the foliage dried off naturally, usually towards the end of August or early September.
Another point to remember is the distance between the growing area and the kitchen. The closer it is to the house, the more frequently you will tend it, checking on the various crops as they come ready for use. And you can pop in and out conveniently, even if it is raining.