Container Gardening Part One | The First Steps

Container Gardening has been written by Linda Peppin of The Gardening Register on behalf of Notcutts. There are two parts to this article where you can find all you need to know about container gardening. I am a big lover of growing plants in containers and as I look out of my office window I must say that I think my garden looks so much…Read More

In the Garden

Not only have I been busy on the allotment, I have also been taking time out over the bank holidays and weekends in the garden. I have been training Mrs McGregor’s roses, redecorating her craft den, maintaining the containers and borders and getting out my garden furniture. However, after all that hard work I noticed the lawn is looking a little worse for wear; I…Read More

Growing your own in 2011

Growing your own became one of the fastest growing trends of 2010 and it is set to remain a top trend this year as well. Gardeners are now reaping in the benefits of growing your own vegetables and fruit not only because it is cheaper, but also because it is more rewarding and healthier. A couple of years ago when organic came storming into our…Read More

Crops for January

I had an incredible weekend with Mrs McGregor and our friends in Lincoln and what a remarkable place. Luckily over the weekend my crops survived the cold weather, but they were in need of some weeding and feeding. They are not growing as well as I had hoped, but the weather conditions are gradually getting better; hopefully they will show some improvement soon. With weather…Read More