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in and around the logs, adding to the interest. You can even plant a climber or rambler to grow over the wood.The best location for a woodpile or stumpery is in partial shade, where the wood will remain moist and therefore support more life – including
and plentiful and the crop is largely pest-free.BeetrootColourful, fun, stylish and trouble-free. choose your favourite strength and grow three plants in a large tub on the patio with a cane for support. They’ll provide ample crops, with enough over to dry
New Year’s Eve. A defining moment, the joys and traumas of Christmas behind us and the blank page of 2013 stretching ahead like a freshly hoovered carpet. The question is whether, for us gardeners, that carpet will be lush shag pile or meagrely
, day and night, to support optimal growth.Alternatively, I could buy young plants in April or May. They cost a little more than seeds, but are still fun to pot up and grow on.Now, where did I put those seed labels?
in summer, which could scorch tender plants.Hang the doorLine the glazing bars with foam glazing tape or rubber strips. These will form a seal between the greenhouse frame and glass and help cushion the panes. you can use a pane to check your corners
, or self-setting gravel edged with timber. Where you intend to plant direct into the border soil, fork it thoroughly to relieve any compaction and incorporate plenty of compost. Alternatively, if you'll be growing in pots and growing bags, or on benches