August is the last month of Winter, which means that Spring is just around the corner! This is the last chance for pruning roses and getting your strawberries planted. Plant your asparagus and start c..
Nothing says summer better than fresh home grown Strawberries, especially on the Christmas Pavlova or in fruit salad. They grow equally well in the ground, raised gardens, planter boxes or in pots and..
July brings mid-winter, school holidays, and this year the season has bought a lot of rain so far. The garden will be looking after itself a bit more at this time of year, so you can sit back and enjo..
Roses transplant well in winter or early spring while they are dormant and not looking for any nourishment from the soil. However, circumstances may arise that require moving blooming roses. This is a..
Removing wilted blooms (deadheading) from your roses is a simple way to give your garden a tidy appearance. Roses, like many other flowering plants use their flowers as way of producing fruit. Once it..
Nothing evokes thoughts of spring and summer better than bright flowers and beautiful floral perfumes. Winter though, is seen as the time of the year where there is no real colour or scents in the gar..
Winter is upon us, and this month brings the shortest day, a long weekend, and the chance of 4 seasons in 1 day! This is the time for planting garlic, shallots, berries, fruit trees, winter vegetables..
Like Garlic, Shallots are traditionally planted on the shortest day and harvested on the longest. Shallots though are quite versatile and can be planted any time from May to August, right up to spring..
Garlic is one of easiest crops to grow, and it takes up a relatively small area in the garden. It has traditionally been planted on the shortest day and harvested on the longest but can be planted in ..