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7 08, 2019

What To Plant – August

2019-09-20T10:30:44+00:00August 7th, 2019|Gardening Tips|Comments Off on What To Plant – August

Sowing season is almost at an end and many people will have already done a great deal of harvesting but there are still quite a few things you could sow in August to provide you with a good supply of food over the winter period. Winter roscoff cauliflower, spring cabbage, as well as hardy kales are [...]

5 07, 2018

July Gardening Tips

2018-07-05T14:54:54+00:00July 5th, 2018|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

Sowing season is almost at an end but you can still sow Spinach, Rocket, Salad Mix, Chard, Beetroot and all varieties of Lettuce are ideal to plant in July as well as Kale, Radish, Dill. Spring Cabbage, Peas, French Beans, Beetroot and Carrots. For those that grow all year round you can sow overwintering onions [...]

24 05, 2018

There is life in the old soil yet!

2018-05-24T14:49:28+00:00May 24th, 2018|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

Even though I have been gardening for a few years now, and I am improving slowly, this year I discovered that my soil is seriously lacking in fertility.  Since January, I have been attending Jim Cronin’s ‘Organic Market Gardening’ course in Bridgetown and on day one I got about 1 out of 10 for my [...]

10 05, 2018

Gardening Tips for May

2018-05-10T15:33:26+00:00May 10th, 2018|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

The list of vegetables you can plant in May is a long one, French  & Runner Beans, Peas, Calabrese, Kale, Cabbages, Radishes, Onions, Beetroot, Turnips, Swede, Courgettes, Squash can all be started this month. May is the ideal time to plant your carrots & parsnips to ensure you have a good winter harvest. Believe it [...]

6 04, 2018

April Gardening Tips

2018-04-06T12:58:20+00:00April 6th, 2018|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

For many April is the month that gets us out into the garden for the first time of the the year. For the novice it can seem daunting, where do i start?, what do i grow? How much do i grow? Ask yourself what do you like to eat and aim to grow a small but [...]

5 03, 2018

Snow Apples by Anita Hayes

2018-03-05T13:24:55+00:00March 5th, 2018|Gardening Tips|0 Comments

Feeding oneself and family becomes a lifelong rhythm – and without too much thought, the practicalities of Spring are attended to – planning, clearing, cleaning, sowing. Each year regardless of all the variables in nature, climate and humans, I am amazed how much one can continue to produce and enjoy in the garden, despite all [...]

17 11, 2017

Small Space Gardens

2017-11-17T17:10:23+00:00November 17th, 2017|Gardening Tips, Life on the Farm|0 Comments

For those that have green fingers but not the space to garden you have to make some informed decisions. When thinking of small space gardening you have to compromise, be smart, plant small, plant often. A bit of extra thought needs to happen but the payoff can be immensely rewarding. Having fresh herbs at arm’s [...]

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