OM is Your Guardian Angel

With a stash of rotten, organic matter (OM) to hand, you can easily make your own seed raising mix and continue to feed your garden no matter what happens in the world outside your gate. OM is your guardian angel. Thing is, you need to get ahead of yourself because it takes time for organic […]

Don’t Mow – Let It Grow!

Once the kids have gone and cricket games are no longer, you may wish to pause and ponder the usefulness of your lawn. If no compelling reason other than tidiness comes to mind, let me suggest you plant it up or let it go. Either way you’re adding to your homegrown mulch stash, improving the […]

Resist labour day tomatoes, sow a living mulch instead!

Game on! It’s the great summer-crop wait out. Are you feeling strong enough to resist planting tomatoes? Can you hold off on planting pumpkin and courgette seedlings another week or so? Last nights low was 6 degrees and my soil is only 14 degrees! Far too chill for these heat lovers … I’ve got a […]