Gardening, Grow Your Own, Herbs & Vegetables, Tips

Common mistakes to avoid in the veggie garden

Gardening, and especially food gardening, is a craft. It is hand’s-on, literally, which means you’ll make mistakes along the way, but that is how you gain experience. A lack of proper planning is responsible for many of the setbacks encountered, especially if you want a continuous supply of vegetables. The golden rule is to spend […]


Sowing Seeds

Autumn is the most important seed-sowing season in a gardener’s calendar. If you need evidence of this just take a look at how many of the plant species have seeds that ripen and disperse during the autumn, effectively sowing them so that the next generation can germinate. Many winter- and spring- flowering plants, most herbs […]