PROPAGATION: Celery I really wanted a celery in my garden so I had to figure a way out. One evening, we were making a salad and the celery was going to be in it. I then thought for a second, I told you fellas about growing hydro herbs and veg in one of while back… Read More PROPAGATION: Celery
DIVISION: Division propagation can be a successful method if only done correctly, this is why I’m here to tell you! One way to aim this. shall we start? Remember any plant that has an underground root system can be divided! Propagation method: Dig out the existing plant or remove the plant out the pot of… Read More PROPAGATION: Division
CUTTINGS: This can either be a success or a total failure, just like they say… we have a two-ways propagation method to share with you! Are you ready? Basic method: Take simple mature cuttings (5-10 cm). Either sow them directly into the soil such as spekboom/elephant food plant or into seed pots of your choice.… Read More PROPAGATION: Cuttings
This a cucumber ‘Ashley’ variety. It does not thrive well in heavy moisture weathers however it does not get infected by powdery mildew easily then the other cucumber varieties. It is known mostly for its crunchy slices used in salads and other dishes. QUICK FACTS: Its part of the cucurbitaceace family (butternut, gem squash, pumpkin etc).… Read More Growing tip: CUCUMBERS
Start today by growing your very own vegetables and the the easiest to grow! Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, here are a few vegetables to start with to provide your family and friends a meal with. 6 Easiest vegetables are: Radishes – Planted directly into the soil at 1 cm deep,… Read More 6 Easiest vegetables to grow!
As we all seem to know companion planting mostly for its advantages forgetting that it has disadvantages too. This method of gardening can also be called ‘inter-planting’ as well however inter-planting means planting different varieties among one another at different heights, shapes, colours and spacing or volumes. This term can apply if you are using… Read More The pros & cons of companion planting
I consider this potato harvest not to be just receiving a whole bucket load of potato’s but getting my precious little trotters covered in complete soil too! As you can imagine me in a quite temperate dry weather, forking the earth out so jolly happy I’m getting spuddies! I’m talking an entire row of potato’s… Read More What a potato harvest!
Scouting around the garden in the late evening with the misty cool breeze that hurried over from the sea, blowing between my fingers…strolled around the corner of my raised beds to find some ripe gem squashes and ready to be cut off the vine with my knife which I had grabbed from the kitchen along… Read More First gem squash harvest today
What I find makes me enjoy my garden the most as an urban gardener or organic gardener to make it similar. I tend not to do so much to the garden because you don’t want to destroy it. Although you want to take care and nuture it as far as possible for the best outcomes.… Read More What makes you enjoy your garden…
There are around 7,500 tomato varieties. All have different variety of colours and names such as Money makers, Beefsteak, Yellow pear, Black krim etc. They all been used for not just culinary but many other uses such as medicinal properties etc. It is native to Western South America and Central America. They have been known as a… Read More Whats so nice about a tomato?