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Composting in a city backyard

We’re talking composting a lot at the minute because, well firstly being November, it’s that time of year where as gardeners, we start to think about getting the soil in our beds and containers into tip-top condition for next year. And that means a lot of compost to replace the […]

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What can I grow in my greenhouse over winter?

Growing in a greenhouse over winter must be the most common subject in the comments of any of our social media. Although I’m not sure it’s always phrased well, I think people actually mean what is what seeds can they sow that will germinate and grow to the point where […]

Planting out garlic & pea shoots in October

It’s October and I’m still sowing, growing, and harvesting in the garden and the greenhouse, so join us for some autumn and winter seed sowing and an update on last month’s seeds in the greenhouse. We’re also planting garlic in the raised beds and as a bit of an experiment, […]

Thinking about taking on an allotment?

The last couple of years has seen an absolute boom in the amount of folk taking up gardening for the first time as well as those renting allotment plots. So as you can imagine, we’ve seen a lot of new folks join our wee community over the last couple of […]

Overwintering your peppers

Today’s video is possibly one of the most asked for over the past few years. In the UK, because of our milder climate, we cut down and basically bin our hot weather crops like tomatoes and peppers. Meaning that we have to start fresh every year by sowing new seeds […]