Preparing your greenhouse for winter

Preparing your greenhouse for winter

In amongst all the bounty of summer, our greenhouse can sometimes end up a bit neglected as we focus on all the growth taking place there. During the autumn, preferably whilst it’s still reasonably mild, I like to get ahead of myself for next year and give my...
Autumn fruit tree care

Autumn fruit tree care

If you’re lucky enough to have beautiful fruit-bearing trees in your garden, chances are you’ve already picked, prepared and polished off most of the lovely apples, plums and pears. Now the bounty of summer is over, your trees will start to stockpile their...
Evergreens for container planting

Evergreens for container planting

I love the time of year where the bold, bright colours of summer start to dilute into shades a bit more muted. There’s something really cosy and almost wistful about autumn, isn’t there? One thing I’m not so keen on is the prospect of a grey and...
Preserving fruit and vegetables

Preserving fruit and vegetables

If you’re lucky enough to grow your own crops in your garden, you’ll doubtless be enjoying using your fruit and vegetables on your table. You may even be blessed with a bigger bounty of crops than you know what to do with! It’s a shame to let your...