Growing on the web

KG’s Olivia Peace chats to top gardening bloggers from the world-wide web. This month she meets Louise Houghton Louise Houghton has been blogging since 2015 Louise is a stay-at-home mum to her two not-so-little boys. She’s learning Welsh, she’s 50 this year and she has been using her blogging platform as a place to document the progress of turning a…
Growing on the web: Kirsty Ward

Growing on the web: Kirsty Ward

KG’s Olivia Peace chats to top gardening bloggers from the world-wide-web. This month she meets Kirsty Ward of mylittleallotmentsite. Meet Kirsty Ward, a rising star in the world of allotment blogging. She started gardening in April 2017 as a means of improving the state of her mental health following a difficult period, and soon realised she was enjoying being outside…

Mudketeers diary-18th Dec 2017

Covering the beds I’ve been adding a layer of well rotted horse manure to my raised beds and covering with polythene to prevent winter rain washing through the nutrients. I am fortunate in that I have a couple of ponies (one pictured below) who are good enough to provide the manure. I take home a bag of well rotted stuff…

Fun, frogs and slow worms!

Nicky & Sarah & The Jet Guerillas are a gardening group based in West Sussex, formed to improve their local community through gardening We have a small allotment not far from where we live in Shoreham By Sea. We were given the keys by a lovely lady called Pat who runs the allotment site. Our plot sits to the side…

A HAPPY GREENHOUSE MEANS HAPPY PLANTS

Award-winning blogger Ade Sellars has some timely advice for those of us starting off our seedlings under cover Over the next few months, our polytunnels and greenhouses will be home to our seedlings, and young plants; they will aid the development and growth of our fruit and veg. Right now, you can hear the bustle of eager gardeners, busying themselves…