September marks the end of the summer, most of your crops are either finished or due to be harvested. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do on the plot. If you’re lucky, you might have an Indian summer with clear… (READ MORE)
Traditionally, August has the best of the summer weather. However, autumn and winter is only round the corner, so it’s time to start planning ahead.
Anyone who has grown carrots will know the damage carrot root fly can cause. The fly’s maggots can kill off seedlings and also burrow into the root of mature plants leaving brown unsightly tunnels behind. Carrot root fly also affects… (READ MORE)
March is the month when the weather usually starts to get better and things are springing into action. March is the meteorological beginning of spring but the weather can still be bad, and can catch people out.
January is a time to catch up on those winter jobs that you’ve not done yet. I normally spend winter completing projects and generally preparing the ground for the season ahead (thats if the ground isn’t frozen). Even if you… (READ MORE)
Carrots are one of the easiest crops to grow. Carrots come in two different varieties; early and maincrop. Early varieties are ready within 12 weeks while the maincrop varieties are ready within 16, however the maincrop varieties are better for… (READ MORE)