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A glimpse of spring is on the horizon as the days are slowly getting longer. Our over-wintered salad leaves in our tunnels are showing slow signs of growth and rejuvenation. For me, that is the sign that the gardening season has started and we can think about starting the first seeds indoors! Yay!!
Hedgehogs are on the decline in UK gardens. If we want these beautiful creatures to survive we will have to make our gardens hedgehog friendly. These prickly but cute looking creatures are great allies in the fight against slugs and snails and would be an asset for any garden! Let's give them a space in our gardens where they can overwinter and hide...
The relationship between plants and microbes is an intricate one. Just like the microbiome in our guts, the biome around the plant roots determines the health of the plants. Elizabeth Bent, a soil microbiologist from the University of British Columbia explains in detail the importance of soil microbes and fungi. This knowledge can help us gardeners to understand how to improve the soil in our gardens for optimal plant health.
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Growing Mustard Greens is very easy! These delicious salad leaves are beautiful and have strong flavors that mix well with other leaves.
Growing Carrots is easy even if you are a beginner. Here are some tips for planting and storing carrots, the best carrot varieties and how to protect them from pests like carrot flies.
Much of the summer gardening time can be taken up with watering the vegetable garden. Here are some tips on how to reduce the need for watering and how to best do it for maximum benefit for your plant…