Prune In June – Roses

When it comes to roses, the gardener’s phrase “Prune in June” is generally a good guide. However, note that if you live in cooler climates, it is best to wait until August so the frosts don’t [...]

Green Manure Crops

Every Autumn I allow a part of my veggie patch to go fallow. What this means in essence is that it is having a rest. I figure that once my Summer crops have been removed the soil really can do [...]

How to Make Weed Tea

As the weather cools and the piles of jumpers we wear increases, it doesn’t mean your activity in the garden should cease altogether. In fact, a great way to get the blood pumping is to venture [...]