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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
, and the foliage could support a variety of moths. It’s not beyond the realms of possibility that it would eventually be colonised by mistletoe. The native crab apple species is Malus sylvestris, but there are plenty of non-natives and cultivars available
, 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?
are square, and a spirit level to make sure everything is level. This will ensure the glass is securely and tightly supported. Glaze the roof first of all, while you can still move around freely inside and outside the structure. Once the roof is on, fix
Connect the separate hoop sections together, then slide the ends over the foundation tubes. Fix the support struts to each hoop. always check the positioning of bolts and other fittings before you attach them, making sure they won’t rub against the cover and cause