Blight Watch!

 I spotted this on my tomato plant today!  A sure sign that the plant is affected with blight.   Tomato blight  strikes in warm, wet conditions.   These conditions are right for the spread of the disease.  There must be two consecutive days with a minimum temperature of 10degrees C, AND each day has at least six hours with a relative humidity at 90%.  This period of time is known as the 'Hutton ... Read more

Tips for Growing Bloodwort

The term “bloodwort” is used as a collective name for any plant ... Read more

How to Grow Dandelions

Ok, I do have a story. When I go shopping for food, I typically will ... Read more

More Pickings

 One of my favourite courgettes is Romanesco from Seeds of ... Read more

July Pickings

 I love these Uchiki Kuri squash!  They are small enough to ... Read more

How to Grow the Caper Bush

The caper bush (Capparis spinosa) is best known for the flower buds ... Read more

How to Grow the Caper Bush

The caper bush (Capparis spinosa) is best known for the flower buds ... Read more

wordless wednesday

... Read more

wordless wednesday

... Read more

Tips for Growing Sweet Alyssum

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritime or Alyssum maritimum) is a woody ... Read more

Shapes and textures matter to Beth Chatto

The gravel garden at Beth Chatto is inspired by a wadi or dry river ... Read more

Shapes and textures matter to Beth Chatto

The gravel garden at Beth Chatto is inspired by a wadi or dry river ... Read more

Guide to Growing Yellow Corydalis

Corydalis (Corydalis lutea) is native to all of Europe, including ... Read more

Guide to Growing Yellow Corydalis

Corydalis (Corydalis lutea) is native to all of Europe, including ... Read more

1 cup, 2 cup, 3 cup more

Any parent will tell you that leak proof cups are rarely that and ... Read more

« Prev - Next »