Your Garden

Cardoons decorative as well as edible

Vegetables

Now that the soil is warming up, as seen in the growth of weeds, work can begin on sowing for the coming season.

Manure and you

Vegetables

Growing peas

Vegetables

Too early to sow

Vegetables

The urge to sow seeds begins whenever there is a mild day from now on.

Crop rotation

Vegetables

Protection from the wind

Protection from the wind

Vegetables

Hedges can protect vegetable crops from wind damage but because they need regular clipping, busy gardeners may prefer to use wind cloth, manuka twigs or similar.

Manure that garden

Vegetables

Every opportunity should be taken in the next few weeks to dig and manure the vegetable garden, leaving the ground exposed to the weather, which will help ensure it is in good order for next season's crops.

Glorious potatoes

Vegetables

Potatoes are an easy-to-grow staple vegetable and many varieties are available.

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