Last weekend we made a no dig raised bed using left over wood, just a basic rectangle frame screwed together in each corner using decking screws. It measures 4ft wide by 7ft long. We used cardboard to kill the lawn by excluding light, each piece overlapping the other to prevent grass growing through gaps. Tuck … Continue reading Make a No Dig Bed
The kitchen garden has been a tad neglected since taking on my allotment, it's looking a bit sorry and needs taming. February was a very wet month and being a mild winter the weeds have taken full advantage of my absence. I'm currently claiming my kitchen garden back, bed by bed, spurred on by the … Continue reading Keep Calm and Garden on Through Covid-19
Biting winds, rain, hail and snow showers, we've never been so thankful for the occasional glimpse of sunshine to provide some respite. Ooh naughty February! Welcome back to our monthly catch up posts where we show you what's growing on in our garden smallholding. The vegetable garden in February still offers fabulous things to eat … Continue reading What’s Growing On In February?