Snow

Snow

Snow The snow really picks out the design of this stepped cascade. Good ‘bones’ in your design is critical to maintain interest in the garden when all colour is stripped out by the enveloping snow. Running water stays liquid even in freezing conditions. This little...
Frost!

Frost!

Garden Advice, Garden Maintenance / By Kate Charles We’ve all seen a bit of properly cold winter weather over the last couple of weeks, and if the forecast is to be trusted, we’re in for a bit more too. Putting the inconvenience and sometimes hazardous effects aside,...
Grow Your Own – Veg at Home

Grow Your Own – Veg at Home

Grow Your Own – Veg at Home Hi everyone, here’s the latest in my occasional video series! This one is a grow your own veg at home tutorial video, showing how to easily propagate Basil plants, taking cuttings, rooting cuttings, and potting on. I hope you...
Grow Your Own – Pricking out

Grow Your Own – Pricking out

Grow Your Own – Pricking out The second Grow your own veg at home video – Pricking out. This video shows you how to pot on your seedlings when they are ready to go into pots or modules of their own. Enjoy the video – and pop any questions or comments...
Sowing Seeds – Introduction

Sowing Seeds – Introduction

During the lockdown, lots of people are considering gardening as a hobby to pass the time. I’ve recorded a series of short videos to help you get started – the first video shows how to sow some popular seeds – and now is the perfect time to get some...
Jobs When It’s Raining

Jobs When It’s Raining

It’s raining over much of the UK right now – a relief for many of us who have been worrying over drought-stressed plants. It may not be advisable to mow the lawn when it’s wet, but there are plenty of things you can do – a few suggestions: If...