New year’s resolutions for gardeners

New year’s resolutions for gardeners

Resolutions are a great way to set intentions for things we would like to achieve. You might find yourself making your new year’s resolutions in January, looking forward to the year ahead, but you can set aims and goals for yourself at any time of the year. In...
Boxing Day recipe: Cheeseboard macaroni

Boxing Day recipe: Cheeseboard macaroni

If you’re anything like me and a massive fan of the Christmas cheeseboard, you might be a little bit prone to over-preparing when getting stocked up for the festive season! Mountains of cheese remain for nibbling – I tend to be able to see off the...
Three festive plant gift ideas

Three festive plant gift ideas

Gifting plants is a long-established way of showing someone that you care. A plant present offers a keepsake that will (hopefully) grow and thrive over time so that your loved one can think of you every time they see it brightening up their home. Another benefit of...
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...