While it is still still too early to start summer tomatoes from seed indoors (end of February), it is well worth starting some Russian and Eastern European tomato seeds. These … Read More about Early tomatoes
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January hardly seems like a time to be gardening. Indeed, November and December are better for starting garlic, broad beans and onion sets. These crops benefit from a cold … Read More about New Year Gardening
The late bit of sun for October has helped turn the remaining chilli peppers to their end colours. The wet weather after the early summer heat meant none of the plants reached … Read More about Finishing chilli peppers
With summer almost over it is time to start organising the garden for next year. For gardens bothered by slugs and snails this year a good clean out is important to find and … Read More about Busy time of year
All gardeners dream of summer extending itself into October. Just when the tomato and chilli plants are producing ripe fruit and have loads of green fruit, a few extra weeks … Read More about Summer’s end
Originally from South America, nasturtiums have a culinary and medical history. The leaves and flowers are edible with a tangy taste similar to pepper. Used in salads and … Read More about Nasturtiums Gallery 2017
Cherry tomatoes are thought to be an intermediate type between a wild tomato and the domestic garden tomato. These small (cherry size) tomatoes grow on long vines (up to 3 … Read More about Which cherry tomatoes?