Jobs for the productive garden in October

If you are growing fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers for cutting, here’s my quick round up of what you can be doing this month. In the kitchen garden: Protect late crops such as carrots, pak choi and peas with horticultural fleece to extend their growing season and give you more produce. Leave squash and pumpkins on the […]

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How to choose the right trees for your garden

Autumn is the best time to plant new trees.  From November until March you can buy a wide variety of ‘bare-root’ and rootball trees (which are dug out of the ground in the dormant season). If you plant now, the trees have plenty of time to establish during the wet winter months before they have to […]

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