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Top Tips on Growing Herbs

Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 09:03 AM
posted by Elizabeth

Morning Woollies! Grim start down here in my corner of the South West – it’s more November than March out there today! Something to cheer me up? A little round up of Alison’s fab tweetorial from last night. All about growing herbs – something that I’m more than a little […]

Bulbs Beyond Spring…

Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 10:03 AM
posted by Elizabeth

Enjoy spring bulbs now but don’t forget you can have flowers from bulbs, corms and tubers in summer too, last night, during #WoolliesAskAlison, we took a look… Alliums come first in May, if you missed bulbs last autumn then look for potted plants now and keep for years Dahlias and […]

10 Tips on Growing in Raised Beds

Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 07:03 AM
posted by Elizabeth

There are articles, instructions and kits aplenty for growing in raised beds: here are our hints on how and why… Raised beds can be decorative, adding structure, divide a large plot and allow easier access from dry paths Raised vegetable beds can make it easier to protect crops from rabbits […]

10 Tips on Rose Pruning

Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 08:03 AM
posted by Elizabeth

If your roses are showing buds growing, now is the time to prune – some of them For Bush Roses, spring is main time to prune so that they grow back to desired height and flower in June Species and old fashioned shrub roses flower on older wood so prune […]

10 Fruit and Veg a Day…?

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 08:02 AM
posted by Elizabeth

An Apple a day. 5 Fruit and Veg a day. Now 10? However many portions of fruit and veg you manage to eat, try growing some fruit and it’ll be that bit easier… here’s the round up of last night’s fruity #WoolliesAskAlison – thanks Alison! Strawberries are good for beginners, grow […]