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Choices, choices, there are so many options! What might you like in your salad this summer? What veggies would you like on your plate? Maybe something to add to a smoothie, juice or could it be something to freeze for the winter? With the cost of living going up growing your own is something many of us may consider. Whatever the reasons you want to grow, it should be fun! Get children involved, we all know how much tastier home grown is!
Kate & Paul @thebungalow_reno are an impressive young couple who are in the process of renovating their second, yes second bungalow! This included tackling the large garden that was in great need of some love and attention. Kate & Paul put Mountfield's Freedom 500 battery-powered range of garden tools through their paces and here are the results!
It may not be the most glamorous of tasks but cleaning and repairing the greenhouse in preparation for the season’s seedlings, cuttings and plug plants is best done before you get too busy. Removing algae, moss and grime will let more light in and will also help to control pests and disease.
We have had some cold frosty days of late, the gardener within is longing to get out into the garden and get started!
Here we are in a brand-new year! We have had a funny old start with the weather not being as we’d expect, milder days have been very welcome though to lift our spirits.
January is a great time for getting the garden in shape for a busy spring:
Puting your lawnmower away for the winter months is something we all do, as the grass growth virtually stops and the lawn is ofter too wet and muddy to walk on, let alone take a lawnmower on.
November is a good time for contemplation. Take a good luck at your lawns. Happy with them? If not, look at an action plan for next year in terms of what needs doing and when.
There are some good companies operating nationally who will come and renovate your lawn and carry out all maintenance leaving you to do just the mowing to do!