Grow

Spring into action

Spring is, fairly obviously, the time when most gardening kicks off. If you’re gardening outdoors, late February and March are about digging the soil, mixing it with manure, compost or whatever else you need to make it fertile, chopping back any annoying plants, getting your seedlings in and ‘chitting’ your potatoes (of which more at … Continue reading

Gift

Scaring cats in style

Velvet is one of my favourite shops for fun gardening accessories. These cute windmills are great for scaring away the cats and adding some glamour to your garden at the same time. And a bouquet of windmills makes a great alternative to a bunch of flowers for any gardening fans with birthdays coming up (though … Continue reading