The Fruit & Vegetable Garden Fallow veggie beds – ‘resting’ your edible garden over winter, particularly where there’s less sun on it, can be a good idea. Remove finished plants and dig in some Living Earth Compost (available from our yards by the bag, the trailer-load or home delivery). For raised beds this is very […]
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The Fruit & Vegetable Garden Pull out spent tomatoes, bean vines and corn etc. Plant winter cabbages, caulis and other members of the Brassica family – it’s best to dig through Living Earth Compost to break up compacted soils and help retain moisture. Avoid high nitrogen fertilisers as they can encourage sappy, weak growth – […]
Autumn in the Garden The fruit & veggie garden: Watering: Maintain regular watering on the crops that are producing now: aubergines, peppers, chillies, tomatoes and melons. BUT water at the root area, not over the foliage as this is still powdery mildew season. Dig up main crop potatoes as foliage begins to die off and […]
Digger Dan’s Monthly tips are provided by Central Landscape Supplies The Veggie Garden This June is kicking off with the first real hints of winter – lower temperatures and more regular rainfall after a dry beautiful autumn
Children & the Winter Veggie Garden Central Landscape Supplies This autumn is proving to be a very temperate one – perfect for getting out in the garden. Often children want to help, but parents don’t always know what interesting crops will flourish over winter now that tomatoes, corn and melons are finished. If your children […]