Growing courgettes successfully is both the easiest and hardest thing to get right.
Sow in the warmer temperatures of May, the courgette seeds germinate quickly and the plants grow strong and fast with very little problems. The courgettes start appearing as early as June. That’s the easy bit. Continue reading “The art of growing courgettes” →
There are a number of timely activities on the allotment that I enjoy, but planting out the new season garlic is probably my favourite gardening ritual of the year.
Continue reading “Garlic: A mighty bulb, a colossal taste and you should definitely grow your own” →
One of the most rewarding tasks you can do when you start an allotment garden is create an area for making compost.
Continue reading “Why make compost? It’s the heart of the allotment garden.” →