Tips and hints and stories about tending and harvesting fresh herbs and vegetables


The easiest way to skip the supermarket

I am currently trying to avoid going to the shops as much…

When to plant seeds for a new season

Growing from seed is my preferred method of growing vegetables…
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Vegetables anyone can grow

4 easy to grow greens These easy to grow greens are ready for…
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5 Tips for Autumn vegetable gardening

Do these 5 things to ensure you get to ensure Autumn harvests from the vegetable garden. Find out what to plant now and prepare for winter planting.
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How to know when to remove Summer vegetables from your garden

Are the plants in your Summer vegetable garden ready to be removed? …
vegetable garden watering tips

How to water your vegetable garden for best results

Follow these simple watering tips for a productive Summer…

Keep your vegetable garden tools on hand at all times

New vegetable garden harvest apron I am excited to show…
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How to set up fruit tree netting with no help

When your fruit trees commence production of enough fruit…
grow tomatoes in containers

How to successfully grow tomatoes in containers

Simple steps to grow tomatoes in a small space If you have…
Gardening with an injury

Simple vegetable gardening activities to do when injured

(Photo credit: Olga Yastremska) A run of bad luck, followed…
Autumn vegetable fritters

Vegetable fritters with garden pesto

Autumn vegetable harvest recipe These vegetable fritters…
Tomato chilli jam recipe

Make it as spicy as you like Chilli Jam

At the close of Summer tomatoes are flowing and chilli is…
vegetable garden care

How to care for your vegetable garden after it is planted

When you first plant a vegetable garden, the time, effort…
Fresh garden herbs

Vegetables and herbs you can grow all year

There are many vegetables and herbs that can be grown all…
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How to know when your vegetables are ready to harvest

One of the questions I am often asked by my customers after…