Gardeners' World Web User
29/08/2008 at 11:37
I'm trying to compile - not write! - my own, since I live in the hills of Portugal. I love Gardener's World magazine, there is nothing like it in any other European country I am familiar with, but of course the Calendar doesn't work for me,so I am starting on the assumption that everything you post for July, say, I should be doing in June, and then tweaking for the fact that I have no frost, so Spring planting is best done in Autumn, and so on! Most of the Mediterranean gardening books I have seen assume plentiful irrigation, which, as a hill dweller existing on the rain I catch each winter, isn't an option. By the way, Pippa Greenwood didn't think much of chard last month, but for me it is the best summer vegetable!