Category: Guides

How To Make And What Is Ericaceous Compost

It is often a challenging task to choose the right compost for your garden, especially when you are a beginner. With such a massive list of options available, knowing which kind is best suited for your flowers or plants can be overwhelming. In most cases, the key is to consider …

How To Start An Allotment From Scratch

Having your own allotment can be a thrilling and rewarding experience. It is a wonderful way to enjoy the nature and grow great-tasting, nutritious veggies, herbs, and fruits for foods. But to most novice gardeners, it might seem like a challenging task, especially in the beginning. So if you are …

9 Tips On How To Look After A Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are great pets for those who are dedicated and patient. But do you know that these cute and friendly chaps can also help you deal with snail control in the garden? If you have a small area of flowers or veggies in the backyard, raising a hedgehog can be …

Best Practices For Pruning Soft Fruit

Naturally, you want your soft fruit vines and bushes to be as productive as possible. Proper pruning is an important aspect of supporting and encouraging optimum fruit production. In this article, we present the best practices in pruning your soft fruit producers for the greatest yield. Read on to learn …

What Are The Best Ways To Heat A Conservatory?

A conservatory or sunroom is a wonderful addition to any home, but keeping it warm in winter and cool in summer can be a real challenge. In this article, we discuss some smart ideas for managing the temperature in your existing conservatory or planning and building the most energy efficient …

How To Build A DIY Or Kit Polytunnel Greenhouse

Polytunnels (aka: grow tunnels, high tunnels, polyhouse, hoophouse or hoop greenhouse) are becoming more and more popular for use on allotments for very good reason. These steel framed, polyethylene covered buildings are a durable, affordable, preferable alternative to an old-fashioned greenhouse gardening. Passive solar energy heats the interior of the …