This must be one of the best times of year for any gardener because it’s spring – a season to get planting. So out we rush, happy smiles on our faces . . . until we hit a major garden challenge – like the dreaded narrow garden bed. You know the one; it typically runs […]
Have you just started to take interest in gardening? Is gardening as per season confusing you? Are you intimidated by the excessive gardening information? Have you been feeling messed up about preparing lawn and garden for spring? Hang on! Just zone out of everything else! Take a deep breath. Brew a cup of steaming hot […]
Are we excited about the coming of warmer weather? Of course we are: we’re gardeners after all. It’s time to set up for those gorgeous warm days ahead surrounded by lush plants and lashings of colour. And if the summer trend in the southern hemisphere is anything to go by, which it often is, there […]
The question I get asked most often regardless of where I am or what I am doing is “Why doesn’t my hydrangea bloom?” In fact, if I had a penny for each time I have been asked that – well, you can finish this sentence! For now, let’s talk about big leaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla), […]
No matter where you live . . . Saving the bees isn’t an easy job, but it’s a crucial one if we want to help the global food production process. Because bees play a role in about one third of all the food we eat – from pollinating fruit to helping the veggies grow that […]
Check out the video below from Marianne Binetti on a great way to store cannas through the winter with bubble wrap!