Cats in the garden?

Don’t get me wrong I’m actually very fond of cats, I have two myself! But I love my garden too and when it was used like their personal litter box I was less then impressed. In fairness to them it may have been other neighbourhood kitties who would leave me smelly...

Too much Rain!?

Usually I’m a pretty big fan of rain but recently there has been a little too much even for my taste. It’s not just a matter of preference, too much wet weather can wreak havoc on a garden. So unless you have a way to control the weather (please tell me) I’ll review...

Preventing Pests in a Veggie Garden

The best defence is a good offence when it comes to veggie gardening. By regularly maintaining your veggie garden and being vigilant for the first sign of pests you can stay one step ahead of predacious insects and many plant diseases. Only the strong survive! Build...

Adding Annuals!

I find at this time of year bare spots start to appear in the garden. As spring’s tulips fade out and summer’s flowers have not arrived it really shows spaces not bursting with colour. This has always been the perfect opportunity for some hardy annuals. There’s an...