Category: Hints & Tips

Organic Gardening Tips for September

Every day the sun is setting earlier and earlier as September is a crossroad month for seasons. We can cross our fingers and hope we get some nice warm sunny days, but at night the temperatures start to drop, so be ready to start protecting any delicate plants. There is good news however – your…

Organic Gardening Tips for August

organic fruit, organic fertiliser, harvest

Vegetable beds and allotments are now overflowing with organic fruit and vegetables to harvest. Flower beds need dead-heading and perennials need planting. Harvest time is here. Enjoy! Crops need to be well watered, especially onions, so make sure you keep emptying the water butt and turn on the sprinkler Keep earthing up main crop potatoes…

The perfect organic pest control – Nasturtiums

Nasturtium - the best organic pest control

Nasturtiums are the perfect organic pest control! Flea and cucumber beetles will be tempted away from squash and cucumber plants. Cabbage white butterflies are attracted to their leaves, and they will often choose to lay their eggs on nasturtium leaves, instead of cabbage leaves. The cabbage white caterpillars stay on their host plant, rather than…