Lambourn Village Show

Lambourn Village Show 2018 was another success. Although entries were down on 2017 due to our very dry summer this ...

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch…

…but some lunches are more free than others. Having an allotment encourages me to be a bit more creative with ...

How to propagate geraniums

Taking cuttings We tend to take cuttings at the end of year, before the frosts come, when the plants have finished ...

Watering, Watering, Watering

Amazing, beautiful weather, but what a workout it is to do the watering every day! We can’t get up there in the ...

Gardening Gurus on 4LEGS Radio

Send your gardening questions into the gardening gurus on 4LEGS Radio by contacting texting 07418 310510 ...

June – already!

Half way through the year and the panic starts to set in when I can see so much bare earth on our plots – ...

May – a great month for veg gardening

May is when we can really get sowing and planting. Still a chance of frost though, so keep fleece, grass cuttings or ...

How to Protect Potato Seedlings from Frost

When potato seedlings first appear they are vulnerable to frost. But Hilly recommends an easy way to protect them ...

Growing Beans and Peas

The first step is to get your beans and peas to germinate. I find that soaking them first really helps – ...

Top Tips on Beating Slugs without Pellets

We don’t like using slug pellets as they are (unsurprisingly) very toxic. They contain the pesticide ...