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…

A Quick Beginner’s Guide to Edible Apartment Gardening

Growing your own is not reserved for those with an allotment space or garden. That’s a common mistake among apartment dwellers. In fact, apartment gardening is probably one of the best ways as a beginner, to try your luck with growing your own crops. That’s because you can benefit from a more accessible and manageable…

How to Store and Preserve Autumn Vegetables

Many gardeners either have or are in the process of collecting seasonal autumn harvests. If you’re one of them, congratulations on growing successfully! It’s now the time to enjoy the deliciousness that is homegrown food. But before digging in, have you ever thought about how it would be a shame to have spent all that…

5 Recipes to Make with Your Autumn Harvest

The first day of Autumn is fast approaching and the weather is wasting no time making sure we’re all aware of it. While for some, this season marks an annual break from gardening, many of you are still labouring away. Whether you’re pruning the plants of fruits you enjoyed over the summer or keeping the…

Gardening Tips for September 2018

After a sweltering summer is Britain, we suspect many gardeners are hoping for more predictable weather as the change of season approaches. This month, there’s still plenty of work like pruning and planting to be done in the garden/allotment. However, don’t fret! It’s not “all labour no fruits”. Much like August, this is still a…

5 Ways Seaweed Boosts Plant Resistance

If you didn’t already know, seaweed is one of the best plant fertilisers out there. Some coastal growers across the world have been known to harvest seaweed and use it in their gardens to enhance their crops. That’s if they are fortunate enough to be allowed to harvest seaweed from the often, privately-owned beaches. So…