Category: What’s going on in my garden?

Pond Life

Having water in the garden helps develop a natural balance of nature and plants. It brings with it the benefit of frogs and other creatures which is brilliant. They help to keep the slugs and other nasties down in the summer, helping to protect your plants and produce.   You do need to give a bit of maintenance to the… Read more →

Where have all the courgettes gone?

A glut of summer courgettes should not be lost, so grow and get them stored in 2017.  There were lots of reports in the news last week about the shortage of courgettes and other Mediterranean veggies due to bad weather in Europe. We have even resorted to importing lettuces from the US due to the crisis. When we think about… Read more →

The benefits of house plants

If I am not looking after plants in the garden, I love growing a variety of house plants. There are many benefits of having house plants which include air purification and easier breathing. Personally I don’t think there is any reason not to have plants in the house or even in your workplace as there are lots that need minimum… Read more →

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