One valuable tip I got from my keen vegetable growing Father was to leave some of the beans on your plants and let them dry ready to plant out for the next growing season. He did this year after year with great success.
Why don’t you give it a try?
From the Allotment – A most unusual planting
When you take on an allotment, you have no idea what has been planted by the previous plot holder. Take a look at what Andrew found on his.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – An Easy Way to Plant Tulips
Tulips are a must have flower for any garden, and if you plant them my way, you've get years of colour. Try it, you won't be disappointed.
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.
It’s January, so let’s get planning our garden for the new growing year
January is the time to begin planning a new growing year, and poring over a seed catalogue or two is the perfect way to while away an evening.
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!
From the Allotment – From tiny acorns mighty oak trees do grow!
They do say that from tiny acorns, mighty oak trees grow. My friend Andrew has been trying for years to grow an oak, and now he's had some success.