Garden & Allotment Blog

Greenhouse Ventilation and Shading

Greenhouse Ventilation and Shading

Posted by Alix on 15th Jun 2018

No matter if your greenhouse is glass or plastic, overheating can be a big problem for your plants.During the warmer months greenhouses begin to produce high levels of heat that puts your plants in … read more
Easy Flowers To Plant for Spring & Summer

Easy Flowers To Plant for Spring & Summer

Posted by Claire - Purple Sweet Pea on 17th May 2018

Flowers bring splashes of colour to your garden and allotment and it’s a great feeling being able to present your fresh, home grown, beautiful flowers in your favourite vase. On my allotment I … read more
What to Sow and Grow in May

What to Sow and Grow in May

Posted by Alix Francis on 1st May 2018

It’s quite frightening to think that summer is fast approaching. It feels as though we haven’t seen much of spring yet.Now the weather is, dare I say it becoming more stable, you can start planting … read more
Easy Crops to Grow with Kids

Easy Crops to Grow with Kids

Posted by Claire - Purple Sweet Pea on 25th Apr 2018

I’ve always thought of my garden as a family pastime and I love getting my sons involved in the yearly process of planning and creating our allotment and garden. My sons are gaining the knowledge o … read more
Cold Weather Gardening Advice

Cold Weather Gardening Advice

Posted by Claire Keen - Purple Sweet Pea on 21st Mar 2018

I would have loved to have written about all my lovely seedlings and potting them on this month but the weather across the UK has really delayed gardeners including myself this year. Working weekdays, … read more