How to care for and breed orchids & keikis with David Domoney
Orchids are one of the most popular plants, making a delightful addition to the home. So, when something like new growth appears on an orchid, you really want to understand what this means for the plant. Here’s a guide of what to do with orchids that are growing new stems.
How to make leaf mould for mulch and soil conditioner
Use the falling autumn leaves to you benefit your garden by creating leaf mould, which can be used as seed compost, mulch or soil conditioner.
In autumn, the deciduous trees turns all shades of orange, red and yellow. They look glorious, but it’s only a matter of time before those high winds hit and with it our gardens become inundated with a sea of leaves.
How to grow celery in your garden with David Domoney
There’s always division when it comes to celery. Some people love the crunchy veg, but some think that the stringy texture and peppery flavour is unpalatable. Nevertheless, celery is a fantastic crop to grow in the grow-your-own area.
How to grow carrots in your garden at home with David Domoney
Carrots can be grown all year round and will give a good yield from a small area if you space them close together. Few vegetables can match its versatility in the kitchen, and they are a popular choice for the veg plot. Good varieties to grow are Jitka F1, Cascade F1 (Baby Chantenay) and Nantes 5.