Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: garden

How to make raised bed from pallets at home

How to make raised bed from pallets at home

I love to grow my own food a much as much possible as I can in our small city garden. Over last year I have been making raised bed/ planter from pallets. These pallets are found by skips, building sites and warehouses nearby where I […]

Setting up a garden watering system

Setting up a garden watering system

Here is a post on how I recently set up a garden watering system. This is so that I don’t need to water my plants all the time. Another main reason I set an automatic watering system is that when we go away the plants […]

The downside of gardening…. combating green cabbage caterpillar

The downside of gardening…. combating green cabbage caterpillar

When I first started blogging as I love gardening I told myself why I don’t I write something about gardening? Gosh how little I knew!! There are some amazing blogs out there on gardening then one my journey. I found a great facebook group called¬† […]

Water butt and slugs

Water butt and slugs

What a change of weather since 2 weeks ago!! It’s been raining again today. The warm weather that was here that lasted nearly more than 2 months is now all gone. Nice to have a cool weather for a change. The garden has had a […]

Tomato harvest today (growing tomato)

Tomato harvest today (growing tomato)

Tomato harvest today Just been to the garden for a tomato harvest today. They are slowly beginning to ripen after being sown from seed from April. I have been given them broken horse manure and a weekly tomato feed. They have been grown in the […]

Automatic garden watering system

Automatic garden watering system

This is one my early blog post which I wrote in the summer. It was a very hot summer. We have been away from my garden for 6 weeks and I have been using the automatic garden watering system. It was a bit of heaven […]