For those that are into their garlic dishes - we certainly are - autumn is the time to get your garlic growing ready for harvest next summer.
Believe it or not, garlic is actually very easy to grow and is resilient over the winter months.
Garlic can be planted either in the ground, in trugs or in planters - it's not that fussy. As we are due to expand our vegetable patch this winter, we are putting our garlic into fabric pots.
If you have not come across fabric pots yet, you are missing out. They save a ton of space over conventional pots and are much much better for the plants. These really are great and I am going to dedicate a post to them shortly....
When it comes to lawns, who doesn't like to walk out of the door and see a lovely green lawn that feels like a carpet to walk on? It is also the time of year when friends come to visit and garden parties are in their plenty. None of us want to showcase a hayfield!
Even with the summer heat, there are some simple steps that we can all adopt to get a nice green lawn. All too often, you see people tending to their lawns in ways that will simply turn it into a hay field. If you are an avid gardener, it really is the finishing touch to what makes a garden look really really good.
There is no doubt about it that if...
The garden is an amazing place and is a natural extension to any family home.
In the summer months, we quite often spend as much time out in the garden as we do in the house (only because we have to sleep there). Making the most of this space can be great for your wellbeing and the kids absolutely love it.