Gardening and information technology have one thing in common, that both move forward as new ideas emerge, though in gardening the pace of change may be just a wee bit slower.
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.
Gardening is no longer just about growing a few basic fruit and vegetables.
As the world moves on into an age of high technology, change and progress are happening at all levels.
It’s that time of year again when all keen gardeners and allotment plot holders with a greenhouse get quite excited about this year’s challenge of growing better tomatoes than last year.
We are all aware as gardeners that to grow plants at their best we need to cater for their own particular requirements, and that can vary tremendously.
Everybody, at some point in their life will have a new garden to sort out or create.
The beginning of October should be the time when autumn kicks in and summer becomes a pleasant but distant memory.
Fifty years ago there was an armada of chemicals to use for every gardening problem.
Orchids once held the reputation of being expensive to buy and difficult to grow as these exotics were not native to our climate.