PATSY'S GREAT RECIPE IDEAS!
Get creative with your home grown goodies and try something new!CLICK HERE
WHAT TO DO THIS MONTH
Welcome to your monthly guide to gardening! It's always time to be cutting, planting scraping, digging, feeding, growing, pruning or planning something and this guide aims to help you organise your time to get the best results.
If all the sayings are right, I’m confused. March is supposed to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb but it's looking pretty lamb-like to me - maybe it’s going to be backwards! Try not to be tempted into thinking it is spring already, March has the capacity to spoil the best plans, so beware!
MARCH CHORES: MAKE AND DUST YOUR BEDS
On allotments you get the old hands doing not much more than preparing beds, messing with compost, maybe sowing tomatoes, having a chat and drinking tea. The truth of the maVIEW FULL STORY
MARCH CHORES: SOWING
Early in March I am normally to be found putting black plastic on the ground to warm it a little before sowing my brassicas outside later in the month. I always chooVIEW FULL STORY
MARCH: POTATOES - FIRST EARLIES
First Early potatoes should traditionally be in the ground by St Patrick's Day but there again I have other thoughts in mind and will be waiting until laterVIEW FULL STORY
Choose a month you would like to learn about:
Mr Digwell on Twitter
Helping gardeners since the Second World War - send me your gardening queries!
Find out how you can have fun learning and exploring in the garden.CLICK HERE