Scented walkway

Why not make the pathways on your veg patch productive too. Grow thymes and chamomile between some stepping stones The carpet formingThymus serphyllum is best as it forms a tight mat that is smothered in pink flowers. A white flowered thyme called ‘Snowdrift’ is also good and produces its flowers […]

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Growing microgreens

These are just immature vegetables that you harvest at the seedling stage and are the ultimate easy peasy crop to grow   WHY GROW THEM? The young shoots are particularly nutritious and often with a flavour of the more mature crop but sometimes sweeter. You can be harvesting in as […]

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Herbs in a bag

You can’t beat a few fresh herbs sprinkled in your cooking pot and they are so easy to grow. Why not try a few select herbs in a growing bag by your back door WHY GROW THEM? Because fresh, young herbs give a powerful punch to your cooking and are […]

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Hung up on tomatoes

Discover the easiest way to support greenhouse toms I was highly flattered to see that Monty Don likes my method of supporting toms so much using  a simple string, he recommended it to viewers of Gardeners’ World last week! I’m joking of course – it has been used for many […]

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