How to plant garlic the right way this winter

It’s really important to know what you’re doing when planting garlic in winter. There’s not much else you can be doing around the garden or allotment at this time of year so if you’re going to plant, you want to do it right. Generally speaking, your harvest will be more successful if you plant in…

How cold weather affects your plants

Throughout the past few months, what should have been winter weather has turned out to be decidedly autumnal weather. In our last blog post, Warm Winter of 2015, we discussed why the weather has been warmer than usual and when we should expect it to change. There has been a great amount of reports of…

The Warm Winter of 2015

As I’m sure you’ve already noticed, the UK has had an unseasonably mild November and December. Aside from the terrible flooding in some parts of the UK, this has seemed a welcome change from the harsh winters of recent years. There’s been no need to dig out that winter coat, spend on fuel has decreased…