The caterpillars and slugs have destroyed my red cabbage, but there are still a few onions, carrots, radish and a bit of spinach to be harvested. And although my plans include a bit of spring green, I’ve got some colourful ornamental cabbage to plant whilst Bob tidies up the bay tree.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Apricot Update
Some people don't believe that Apricots can grow in English weather, well this video will prove just how wrong they are. Enjoy!
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t believe the Contractor when they say it’ll grow back!
There's nothing like a lush, green lawn to raise the spirits. Sadly, parts of this newly turfed lawn are neither lush nor green.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Dealing with ‘Fairy Rings’
Fairy rings are circular formations made up of mushrooms and are natural occurrences. Some are tiny while others can reach 600m in diameter.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Molinia – A wonderful ornamental grass
I'm a fan of ornamental grass, and Molinium is my favourite. If you're thinking of adding Molinium to your garden, be careful with what you chose.
It’s cold. It’s wet. It must be December.
December seems an unlikely month for doing jobs in the garden, but a few hours spent on a drier day will give you a head start for next year.
From the Allotment – The caterpillars have left their mark
It maybe a dull and damp Bank Holiday, but Andrew's busy on the allotment. The brassicas are looking sad but everything else is looking good!