How To Prune A Grape

Grapes fruit on their new season wood. Prune them every year to avoid a tangle of shoots and to grow better fruits. Grapevines have a tonne of vigour and left to their own devices take over the garden, next stop the world. The good news is they can handle a hard prune, so if your […]

Lucky Last Pruning Workshop

And its tomorrow! As in Friday 2nd August. 10 – 1. In my garden, Levin. We’ve got 5 spaces left. Here’s the drill: A workshop to boost your pruning confidence. Good pruning = good fruiting! Compact and productive fruit trees can happen  Though the best (and simplest) time to start is when trees are young – […]

Thank you + a cool change

First of all a big thank you! To all of you who regularly buy me a coffee – I send a big hug. ❤️ You help me pay for the newsletter send-out, you keep this newsletter going! Thank you. Time for a cool change The time has come my gardening friends for me to stop […]

OM is all you need

For the past few years I’ve been steadily knocking off the plastic in the garden shed. I’m still on the job – not quite plastic free, but getting there. The thing is to take it one product at a time. There’s a bit of effort in researching a replacement… if indeed you need one, you […]