Gardening Magazine


  • Planting PSB for Next Spring

    Planting Next Spring

    Having removed most of my Broad Beans now, space has been released for next year's crop of Purple Sprouting Broccoli. This is a good thing, because my little PS... Read more

    The 08 July 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Cucumbers: Good News and Bad

    Cucumbers: Good News

    My "Cucumber experience" has been a bit mixed this year. One of my plants got flattened (and killed) by heavy rain; one never got going at all, and now two... Read more

    The 24 July 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Harvest Monday - 11 July 2016

    Harvest Monday July 2016

    It has been a week of varied harvests for me, thankfully. I have called my post Harvest Monday, but I think Harvest Week would be more appropriate.This was... Read more

    The 11 July 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Fruit Fly Threat to Cherries

    Fruit Threat Cherries

    On Friday I went to pick the crop from the cherry tree that we rent each year. Sadly, it was markedly down on what we usually gather due to the wrong weather... Read more

    The 28 July 2016 by   Danielcarruthers
  • Great Dixter – Again

    Great Dixter Again

    Well when you have one of the world’s great gardens nearby, it’s pretty irresistible. The team at Great Dixter were holding a press day, and although I know... Read more

    The 13 July 2016 by   Danielcarruthers
  • Harvest Monday - 25 July 2016

    Harvest Monday July 2016

    Several of my blogging friends in the USA (e.g. Dave, our host for Harvest Monday) are very keen on making lacto-fermented vegetable products, such as... Read more

    The 25 July 2016 by   Mwillis
  • WWOOF – 45 Years On

    WWOOF Years

    In 1971 I was in my early twenties and working for a design company in London when I picked up a copy of Time Out and saw an advert offering weekends... Read more

    The 30 July 2016 by   Danielcarruthers
  • Broad Beans on the Way out

    Broad Beans

    Two of my three types of Broad Bean are finished now. Both "Robin Hood" and "De Monica" delivered a reasonable harvest but nothing special. Read more

    The 07 July 2016 by   Mwillis
  • Playing Catch Up ~ 1

    Playing Catch

    It's been a while dear friends, can you tell my heart just isn't in it these days?The allotment is a foreign place to me now enough though it is but a moments... Read more

    The 22 July 2016 by   Chrryblossomtat2
  • More Pests and Diseases

    More Pests Diseases

    You know I wrote a couple of days ago about Blight descending on my tomatoes? Well, I'm just about keeping pace with it - chopping leaves off whenever I see... Read more

    The 28 July 2016 by   Mwillis


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