DIY is not always about big projects. Sometimes it’s knowing how to do the little things. Mark explains how to change a light globe safely.
Cabbage is well-known throughout the world. Loved or loathed, it has been grown for thousands of years.
Winter Savory is a relatively unknown perennial herb from the Mediterranean region. It was known and used by the Ancient Romans.
Traditionally planted on St Patrick’s Day, 17 March, sweet peas are grown for their pretty flowers and sweet fragrance. All parts of the plant are poisonous*, so why grow them in an edible garden? Read on and find out!
Building a bespoke raised garden bed from metal fence panels seemed easy enough.
Add a site sloping in two directions, torrential rain, sticky clay, and an immoveable rock shelf and the time frame goes out the door!
Come see what I’ve achieved so far…
Homegrown carrots taste better than commercially grown carrots. This article looks at history, myths, culinary and medicinal uses and tips for growing this popular vegetable.
Lemon Scented Verbena is a highly scented, easy-to-grow, perennial shrub, with a myriad of uses. What’s not to love?
Strawberries are a popular choice of home gardeners. Learn their history as a cultivated plant and how to grow them.
Making a compost bin from pallet wood is easy and free! Mark shows you how, step by step, with photos.
Oregano, close relative of marjoram, comes in several varieties. Being a Mediterranean plant, they are easy to grow.