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the plant stems moist and prolong the life of the wreath, as well as give it more of a bulky appearance. You can also buy, or make, beautiful willow wreath bases, which last for years and can simply be brought out in autumn and dressed accordingly. I aspire
Salad potatoes come in many shapes, sizes and colours. They're well worth growing, as they're such a versatile crop - delicious served hot with a knob of butter, or combined with any number of ingredients in a potato salad. All salad potatoes share a firm, waxy texture and many h...
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
are liable to flooding, and nest, brood and roosting queens are all vulnerable to mould and fungal disease.The most important thing we, as gardeners, can do to help bumblebees at this time of year is not to fuss too much about nectar plants, but to make sure