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through the turf and barrowing it up just as fast as me. Her brother, usually the first to get digging (he did all the digging for a 20kg sack of daffs I received for my birthday!) eyed up the turf and nabbed it for re-turfing work in front of his own
at Wisley for over 11 years I always joke that, according to the RHS, there is only one way to dig a hole ... and that's the Wisley way. In this instance I must say that I agree. Well, maybe not about digging holes, but about under-planting.I shall print out
'm glad I don't feel the need to fetch an old kitchen knife and spend ages carefully digging out the long tap roots; instead I'm freed of that particular task and thoroughly enjoy my yellow-spotted grass!
placed the leafy cylinders back in some similar compost and covered them up. We’re hoping our digging around them didn't damage the eggs or grubs, and that in 2009 we'll all be able to see them hatch. Hopefully I'll find some circular holes in the foliage
Next week, from 29 March to 4 April 2010, is the inaugural Gardeners' World 'Grow Your Own' Week'. Gardeners across the land will be encouraged to teach others to start growing their own fruit and vegetables. I've taught my children to grow
.We've all been out there, desperately trying to dig up weeds and compost them before they've done their worst. I have a small invasion of celandine from a nearby hedgerow, which I'm tackling straight away, while the roots are still pliable. There's also some
my son did the hard labour, which has done the trick. I've been digging up tubers in any spare moment I have, and as yet there is not a trace of blight damage on them. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that we've seen the worst.I've planted many tomato