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 – The Right Way To Deadhead A Geranium
There's a technique to deadheading Geraniums. Get it wrong and you invite disease into the plant. Here, I'm showing you the right way to do it.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Simplify your watering with a soaker hose
Watering borders and beds can be a chore, but a soaker hose gets it done quickly - giving you more time to enjoy your garden.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t turf a new lawn in hot weather
New turf can't survive in hot weather UNLESS it's watered enough. Take a look at the sorry state of this newly laid lawn.
Gardening With Ken – It’s been a great year for the greengage
A perfectly ripe greengage is a joy to eat, and the team at Wilkin & Sons in Tiptree certainly know a thing or two about this fruit.
It’s August, and there’s still plenty to do in the garden
It's finally warming up, here's my suggestions for keeping your garden looking at it's best through the rest of the Summer and beyond.
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.