Thyme needs maintenance, and Bob here is showing that you can cut Thyme back quite tight to keep it tidy. And, dusting a bit of compost through the top of the Thyme will help keep it strong during the next growing season.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Dealing with fungus on sleepers
When fungus grows on a sleeper, it's just doing what it's meant to do - breaking down dead organic matter and returning it to the soil.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 9th June
Remember to train new Apricot growth because it's from here that buds will form next year which will turn into fruit for your table.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June
The veg plot is doing well, but we not totally pest free. Something has got to the peas and the slugs are proving to be fond of the beans.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Pennisetum – The plant that will tolerate a lot!
Pennisetum forms a compact low mound, and it produces lasting brush-like flowers in late summer, and it works brilliantly in these beds.
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.
It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour
July is when you get to enjoy all the effort you've put in to creating in your garden so far this year, but there're still jobs that need doing.