It’s almost the end of May and the growing season is upon us. The plants in my cold frame are really coming on. The fruit cage has now got netting around it to stop the birds from eating the fruit…. (READ MORE)
No vegetable plot is complete without runner beans. They are probably the most productive vegetable you can grow and you will often give them away. Because they are so productive, they require humus-rich soil, and it is often a good… (READ MORE)
My tomatoes and chillies have moved from the kitchen windowsill to their final positions; some in my old man’s greenhouse and some in the coldframe on the allotment. I’m growing three varieties of chillies, as mentioned here, and I’m also growing… (READ MORE)
May can be one of the busiest months of the year for a gardener. The soil is warming up and things should be growing quite well now. However it is worth keeping an eye on the weather, late frosts are… (READ MORE)
My plan was to spend the afternoon filming various things down the allotment. Unfortunately, the weather got in the way and cut things short.