One of the easiest ways anyone with a garden, or a balcony, can support wildlife is to sow a mixture of wildflowers.
Gardening – Helps
“I’ve got into a bad state recently and today have decided that, unless it’s actually raining, I will do some gardening.”
January: Image by Rosie Hopkins
“January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. Rosalie Muller Wright
Greening Our Urban Spaces
A citizen science project by the University of Sussex has found that urban growers in Brighton and Hove were able to harvest 1kg of insect-pollinated fruit and vegetables per one metre square.
The Broch of Gorseness – The Build Progresses!
“we decided to make a mini-broch in our garden.”
Bell Builds A Broch!
“I had the idea of building a mini-broch in our garden!”
Plant Focus: Hollyhocks
These plants will self-seed around the garden and come in a wide variety of colours.
5 Ways to Keep Dogs Safe in the Garden
The charity PDSA has produced a handy guide for what dog owning gardeners need to be aware of when it comes to some of the harms that there may be in the garden.
Plant Focus: Seeds
This is the time of year when many plants, big and small, are producing seed for next year.
Plant Focus: Nasturtium
A bonnie floo’er that you can add to salads – the Nasturtium is an easy to grow plant and a great one to get bairns interested in gardening.