Propagating Strawberries

Growing Strawberries

Now that the Strawberries are mostly done fruiting, it’s time to prepare for next years patch. Really? This soon? Absolutely! If you want to expand your patch or plant another patch, you will need more plants and there is no …

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Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkins

Right now I’m feeling incredibly impatient with my Pumpkin Patch.

I have some lovely, nice big Pumpkins growing and I’m excited to stash them away for our Winter pantry.

Pumpkins are planted in Spring/Summer and growing quickly, usually maturing in Autum – approximately 14 weeks later.

We have been really lucky this year to have our plants produce at least 12 good sized Pumpkins. I love knowing that we have this fantastics crop to enjoy over the next few months, without spending a cent.

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Make Your Own Free Pea Teepee

Growing Peas

It’s Pea planting time.

Autumn is the perfect time to plant Snow Peas and Climbing Peas, with the cooler weather. Lower temperatures deter mildew, the doom of many a Pea plant.

There are plenty of structures you can easily grow Peas up but I particularly love the look of the pea teepee in our raised gardens.

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Jack Frost Is Due

Daylight savings have finished, we’re in the 2nd month of Autumn and the fire has been lit twice already this week. Jack Frost is due any time now. I just know it. Soon I will become completely obsessed with the night …

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