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If you set your greenhouse on slabs, make sure the upper surface isn't 'riven' as that lets water drain in whenever it rains!
[brightcove exp=1463233149&vref=1604897763]Even though it's been raining here at Gardeners' World Live, we've been on a bit of a bug hunt...
My be with all this rain this year next year's daffodil's will have some flowers not like the display we had this year mostly blind. oldchippy- I do know what you mean,very poor year for daffrs this year. That's why I'm not buying any this year, all
I tried ignoring the weather forecast last night for the week ahead. Even with the volume turned down, the symbols on the screen said it all: Monday - Rain, Tuesday - Rain, Wednesday - Rain… Need I go on?All my sympathies go out to those affected
Doesn't this winter seem longer than usual? Conditions are unpleasantly cold and it's so wet that I can hardly stand upright on any sloping surface in the garden. The sky is grey, my toes are turning rigid in my boots and the rain is hammering down
It's blackberry time - not those machines, without which many "suits" would feel emasculated, but fat berries swollen by rain and aching for crumble. The blackberry bramble is a weed, and the perfect example of a plant simply growing in the wrong
We seem to be getting all possible November weather at once. It's a constantly changing merry-go-round of rain, wind, sunshine and frost, all on the same day, if not in the same hour.It’s all rather Wuthering Heights up here on the wind
The orb webs of the garden spider, Araneus diadematus are much in evidence as the nights get cooler, especially in the morning when their dew- or rain-covered tracery is revealed all over the bushes.It's fascinating to watch them being created first
I've never known rain like it (well, this being the UK, maybe I have). The poor old allotment is saturated, windswept and generally the worse for wear.I'm tidying up and securing all the brassica netting that's blown all over the plot these last few
Once again it poured with rain at the weekend, so my heavy clay soil was too wet to be worked. Instead, I made for the greenhouse, to do a spot of cleaning.I spent a thoroughly productive couple of hours, jet washing the glass inside and out