The warm, dry weather during May has been both a help and a hindrance, says Sue Bradley, who has been busy with her watering can.
The threat of frosts has passed and seed sowing can begin in earnest. Sue Bradley looks at a few more ways to start new vegetable beds and puts in a few seeds.
April is a great month to get into growing your own vegetables. Sue Bradley has some useful techniques for beginners.
March marks the beginning of the metrological spring and there’s a definite feeling that the garden is awakening after its winter sleep. Sue Bradley ticks off a few more jobs on her wildlife-…
February may be a short month, even when it’s a leap year, but there’s plenty to do to prepare the allotment for both a wildlife-friendly and crop-rich year ahead, says Sue Bradley.
It’s a new year in the garden and on the allotment, with plenty to keep Sue Bradley busy as she seeks solace from seasonal sniffles.
September brings an abundance of fruit and vegetables on Sue Bradley’s allotment, along with a plethora of opportunist weeds.
The crops keep coming on Sue Bradley’s wildlife-friendly allotment but she’s got one or two tricks up her sleeve for preserving fruit and vegetable gluts.
July is here and the month has begun with a welcome warm spell: perfect weather for Sue to get on with the summer harvest.
Slugs, blackfly and weeds, not to mention the times when there’s not enough water, or those when there’s too much: sometimes gardening can feel like a never-ending battle against the forces of…