Tin can labels

Tin can labels

Make plant labels out of tin lids Tin can lids make great labels but you do need a special tin can opener that does not leave sharp edges. Once you have your lid, place on a piece of spare wood and drill a couple of holes near the edge of the lid. Thread a piece of wire or string through.…
Leggy tomato seedlings?

Leggy tomato seedlings?

Oops. Wasn’t expecting that. Sowed some tomato seeds last Sunday, by Wednesday they were shooting upwards thanks to the heated propagator. Forgot to put the grow lights on so consequently they were looking a bit leggy. Not a problem if you get leggy tomato seedlings. Just loosen the compost around the roots with a widger or similar, lift out by…
Moveable feast

Moveable feast

Living in rented accommodation or just don’t have a big garden? Container fruit and veg growing is the perfect solution If you live in rented accommodation you sometimes don’t feel like putting down roots but growing in containers means you can just move your garden with you. You can grow in practically anything as long as it holds the soil…