Tips for Growing Spring Onions

For both novice and experienced gardeners alike, spring onions are a great crop to grow. They can be thrown into a range of dishes such as salads, to add delicious flavour and so tick the right boxes to be an essential spring and summer crop to hand. However, despite their common name, spring onions can…

How to Quickly Ripen Green Tomatoes

  In autumn, tomato plants begin to slow down and any fruit they hold that hasn’t matured is unlikely to ripen on its own. Luckily, there is a simple way to quickly ripen tomatoes at home… Late Maturing Tomato Plants In an ideal world, you want your tomatoes to ripen naturally.  That’s the whole point…

Prevent Pond Sludge Build Up in Autumn

To prevent pond sludge build up in autumn, follow these three steps:   Check the water quality pH and KH levels to ensure your parameters are balanced Before you get started on any pond maintenance jobs, check your water parameters. The change of weather from the hot summer temperatures and high sunlight exposure to darker…

Tips for Autumn Sowing Cauliflower

Why Cauliflower is a Top Crop Packed with a wide range of nutrients, its no wonder cauliflower is considered a superfood and better yet, why it’s such a popular commercial and home-grown crop. There aren’t many things to be sown in autumn, however, this hardy and versatile vegetable has a small range of varieties that…

3 Spring Blooming Aquatic Plants to Add in the Pond in Autumn

  Autumn is here and for many pond keepers its time to say goodbye to sitting outdoors in the sun and enjoying the view of their water garden.  The frustrating part of this time of year we find is that while there are plenty of tasks to do to make sure the pond is maintained…

Gardening Tips for October 2018

    Did someone say pumpkin season? For many, this month marks the best time to enjoy autumn squash and pumpkin harvests. Now that the last of your summer allotment vegetables are most likely done, it’s time to fully embrace the change of season and get some October gardening jobs ticked off the list. There…