Gardening Blog

The Vegetable Garden in April

The Vegetable Garden in April

I don't know what it has been like for you but March has been a relatively dry month in my garden which meant I was able to do a bit more outside than I normally … Read more

By Andrew
08.04.2022

Vegetable Seedling Care Guide

Vegetable Seedling Care Guide

This week I am covering seedling care and in particular, what we can do if we need to delay planting out for any reason but have seedling plants ready to go.Now … Read more

By Andrew
23.03.2022

Pest prevention in an organic garden

Pest prevention in an organic garden

It might seem a bit premature talking about pest control in mid March as we have very little in the ground but I think it is worth learning how to avoid some com … Read more

By Andrew
21.03.2022

Soil health, plant feed & pruning fruit.

Soil health, plant feed & pruning fruit.

I know I have looked at soil and plant feeds a number of times over the years but, for the benefit of new growers, I think it may be helpful to cover it again … Read more

By Andrew
09.03.2022

Sowing & growing tomatoes

Sowing & growing tomatoes

OK, so here's the plan. I usually write a fresh monthly article every year on the Vegetable Garden in March (or whatever month it is) but some years are bette … Read more

By Andrew
03.03.2022

Getting the season under way

Getting the season under way

It is still early days for sowing but there are a few plants that you can start off now, especially if you are lucky enough to have a greenhouse or polytun … Read more

By Andrew
16.02.2022

Growing tips for beginners

Growing tips for beginners

Last week the blog included some tips on starting a new vegetable garden and, judging by the emails I received (thank you), a number of you found it very help … Read more

By Andrew
11.02.2022

How to plan a vegetable garden

How to plan a vegetable garden

No doubt most of you have your gardens all beautifully prepared for the Spring and are raring to go but there may be some of you who are looking at expanding … Read more

By Andrew
02.02.2022

Starting seeds early in the season

Starting seeds early in the season

As we are probably all itching to begin the growing season, I thought it might be helpful to talk about starting seeds off early and how to give the best chance … Read more

By Andrew
26.01.2022

How to plant a bare root hedge

How to plant a bare root hedge

I'm not sure what the weather is like where you are but it has been dry in the Quickcrop garden for the last week which means the soil is dry enough to work. As … Read more

By Andrew
26.01.2022