If you’ve ever tried to make compost with grass clippings in one of those green plastic compost bins you buy from a garden centre, then you’ll have probably ended up with a pile of brown (or black) smelly mess.
Take a look at this alternative, here I’ll show you how I’ve converted grass clippings and leaves into the most wonderful compost ready for the garden.
Gardening With Ken – Aeonium. A stunning plant that looks to be made of metal.
You'll find most Aeoniums as house plants but this specimen is planted in a regular garden amongst Sedum. It really does look stunning.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – The right way to plant a bare root Rose bush
With proper care - from planting to pruning, and protection from pests and disease - you can enjoy the beauty of a rose plant for decades.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Pond clearing the easy way
Clearing this pond of several years of over growth wasn't an easy task, but the end result was well worthwhile.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 13th June
All gardens need pollinators such as bees and insects, and you'll find many are attracted to lavender. Find a suitable spot, and get some planted.
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 November, and it’s turned autumnal in the garden.
The changing of the clocks means Autumn has arrived, and it's a great time to get some roses and soft fruit bushes planted into the garden.