Monthly and Seasonal Growing

Gardening in February

Gardening in February

Notoriously the hottest summer month, and also one of the driest months, February can be challenging in the garden. Besides the weather, it is also a time of plants maturing, with many annual and biennial herbs going to flower and seed. This bolting may make the garden…

Gardening in January

Gardening in January

Ah! The midsummer garden… If all went well with your planning and planting, you will be reaping the rewards continually now. Harvest daily all your ripening crops of tomatoes, chillies, bell peppers, cucumbers, beans, peas, zucchini, globe artichokes, and eggplant. Timely picking of fruit and…

Sowing Guide – January

Sowing guide for January (Sub-tropical to Temperate) Vegetables Herbs Flowers Fruit Beetroot Beans – climbing Beans – dwarf Broccoli Brussel’s sprouts (colder areas) Cabbage Carrot Cauliflower Celery Celeriac Corn Salad Cucumber Kale also Cavolo Nero Kohlrabi Leeks Lettuce Mizuna Onion Bok Choi Parsnip Peas Pumpkin and…

Sowing in November

Sowing in November

It is sowing time again according to the moon calendar, so off I go to make new plants for your enjoyment! Coming soon we’ll have some chillies, epazote, endive, white sage, liquorice, marhsmallow, chives, hyssop, lady’s mantle and many more! 😉