In city gardens it is often the most unusual corners that turn out to be the best growing areas in the garden. This one has excellent exposure and good vertical space twice the height of the rest of the garden. With some simple adaptations using string the full space can be used quite effectively. Beans …Read More about Stairwell progress
The basic principle for selecting gardening containers is “bigger is best.” Selecting the right set of containers for a garden space should not be based upon the container being “pretty” or “decorative,” but should be practical and for long lasting use over several years. A good set of containers will last a lifetime. There are …Read More about Which containers?
Gardeners love potting up (moving plants from smaller pots to larger ones). It gives them a sense of achievement. It is also important in confusing spring weather. When the forecast promises a series of dry warm days the rush is on to pot up smaller plants so they can fully use the good growing conditions. …Read More about Potting up
Courgettes grow well in Brussels and produce a good steady crop. The young plants are the slugs favourite so growing them in containers is safer. This container of 3 plants is on a wheel base for turning. For a container this size, 2 plants would be better.