What’s Growing: March 2014

It’s all go in the garden, so busy, but rewarding. He greenhouse is playing host to all sorts of mescaline, slowly going to seed and gorgeous lettuce. The strawberries in their nursery are doing well, and the watermelons growing…. The plant that is, not the actual fruit. Early days there. Cucumbers are producing… Sort of.…

Greenhouse Gardening – Making a start

We bought a greenhouse! It was one of those, “I’ve always wanted a greenhouse”…. Followed by a “hey look, this one is for sale”…. Then some googling alternatives, and picking one. It’s awesome. However, I have noted that the internet is limited about advice on actually greenhouse gardening, so I will be making a series…

Raised Garden Bed – Tutorial

I built a garden! Okay, I was super pleased with this and how it all worked out, and it was relatively inexpensive. Now I am going to make a doubled layered one and some for inside the greenhouse we just ordered…. But those can wait. You will need: 4 lengths of 6×2 dressed timber. I…

What’s Growing: January 2014

It’s already 2014, and the year is flying by. Basically the whole year has been in the garden. Last year my trip to China left my husband and the dogs at home, doing their best to maintain the garden. Now it is all back in action. Actually, our old dog, Spice, died after a stroke…