Pumpkins and courgettes have a lot of similarities in their needs for producing good crops.
Choosing plants for the garden is usually fairly simple for most areas, but there is always an awkward corner in deep shade from buildings, trees, hedges or fences. These areas can still be made very attractive provided you choose the right plants. Some plants like dry shady areas and others prefer it moist, so do some research before buying in plants. Prepare the ground by digging over, removing big stones and add some planting compost ahead of planting.
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Home grown tomatoes will always be so much better than those purchased from the supermarket.
My introduction to the humble raspberry was in the early fifties when this eight year old followed a group of young kids from our housing estate to our local raspberry fields, just a ten minute walk away.
Although the spring flowers are just getting started we still need to look ahead to a plan of action to make sure the summer flowers will put on a great show.
The festive season has come and gone. There was no white Christmas, in fact we are well into winter and yet still to see some snow, but now I’ve said that, it is just about guaranteed to come within the next few days.
As Glendoick Gardens celebrate their centenary, Caroline Lindsay meets owner Ken Cox and follows in the footsteps walked by his plant hunter grandfather 100 years ago.
May is normally the peak flowering time for tulips, but with our mild winters and early spring, tulips have been in flower since March.
Spring: the season of awakening and new life, the blooming of fresh buds and re-emerging beautiful colour.