Putting the shed, and the garden to bed for the winter

With the short days, the wind, the rain, and the damp chill in the air, December is not the best month for gardening. But it is a time for taking stock, tidying up, and sorting things out. We’ve been busy in the garden, doing some pruning, planting a couple of fruit trees, putting in bulbs… read more »

Hare today; crops gone tomorrow

Hare today but crops gone tomorrow … we’ve been laying down criss-crossed sticks in an attempt to deter to local hares from chewing their way through tender roots and leaves. Last year we lost the courgettes and pumpkins at the start of the season, but came across the ‘crossed stick’ method and it seemed to… read more »

Spring into action …

Well, it’s been a bit of a snowy and hail-filled start to March, but let’s hope the old adage ‘In like a lion, out like a lamb’ is true! Winter has felt pretty long and chilly this year, and some sunshine will be very welcome. That said, the weather hasn’t kept us out of the… read more »

Get yourself ready for Autumn

Welcome to our new website! You’ll find all our tried and tested products and a few new ones designed and developed by us. Now that the new site is up and running I’m planning to catch up with autumn chores. That will start with improving the soil in the veg patch and the borders. It… read more »