December marks the beginning of winter and the darkest of days. However the coldest weather normally comes late January/early February, so you’ve still got time to catch up on those winter jobs. Continue reading
The nights are drawing in and the days are getting colder. Thankfully there isn’t much to do on the plot at this time of year, so if you’ve got any projects or changes you want to make, now is the time to do it. Continue reading
Leeks are a winter staple. They are hardy plants and require very little attention apart from watering in dry weather. They do however, like a sheltered spot with well-drained soil. Continue reading
The risk of frost will have passed and so if you’ve yet to plant out those tender plants, now is the time to do it. There is still plenty to do on the plot but with the extra daylight available, you should have plenty of time to get on top of things. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
In this video, I show you my leek barrier that I’ve put up to try and stop the wind damaging my leeks. I dig over the potato beds ready for spring and I also find a few hidden gems in the strawberry bed.