Things to do in the garden in November

Things to do in the garden in November

Temperatures are significantly down, the clocks have gone back and the days are drawing to a close early. But there are still loads of things to plant, harvest, and do in the garden in November, including our most important job of the year – feeding the soil!...
In praise of tasty weeds. By Gillian Alexander

In praise of tasty weeds. By Gillian Alexander

I was raised by a mother who was an internationally renown plants-woman, who could grow any plant she chose, even where it had no right to grow! In addition, she kept over half an acre of fruit and veg garden. I was brought up on an incredibly fresh and nutritious...
Our Garden. By Victoria Harvey

Our Garden. By Victoria Harvey

When I think about the first five years we spent in our new home, I smile and remember fondly the way our new build garden looked; roughly turned soil, no definition and a request to the builders to leave a border around the garden before they started to turf.  ...
My Story. By Christine Battiston

My Story. By Christine Battiston

With the right mind set, growing food is very rewarding for my family and community as it reduces our carbon footprint, encourages seed and produce sharing with our neighbours, and gives my children the opportunities to develop strong life skills.   Home...
The Accidental Gardener. By Katrina Malone

The Accidental Gardener. By Katrina Malone

When I moved to the country last year it was for the peace and the views. The garden is big but I still had no intention of growing and cooking my own produce. I have never planted anything I have eaten before and I wasn’t planning to start.   It was autumn...
My Veg Garden Journey. By Carole George

My Veg Garden Journey. By Carole George

As a child in the 60s, I grew up on homegrown veg – tomatoes picked straight from the vine, carrots pulled out of the soil and eaten raw, and podding peas for a snack.   About three years ago, I tired of eating tasteless veg wrapped in needless packaging, so...
My Veggie Garden Story. By Sandra Bossowska

My Veggie Garden Story. By Sandra Bossowska

Growing some veggies and herbs always was a dream of mine but with a busy work schedule and 6 rescue dogs it has never been quite possible… not only because of the lack of time but also because of the surplus of dog wee splashing around!   Once the lockdown...
Our Lockdown Garden. By Sandy Brown

Our Lockdown Garden. By Sandy Brown

When lockdown down hit, I found myself out of work and out of money. My 21 year-old son was furloughed and with the Scottish weather glorious, our sights turned to an unloved patch of land at the end of the garden covered in rotting pallets.   ‘We must dig that...
Things to do in the garden in October

Things to do in the garden in October

The days are getting shorter and there is that autumn chill in the air. Lots of things to do in the garden in October to get warm! Hopefully lots to harvest, much to sow and plant and important preparations for the coming year.   Here is a list of things to do in...

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