Broad bean bonanza!

Broad bean bonanza!

Broad bean bonanza! Top hints for growing broad beans add potash to soil plant beans 5cm deep support plants to prevent stem breakage remove tips to prevent black fly Broad beans are a wonderful crop to grow for 4 reasons. They are a delicious and nutritious food,...
Shade cloth- need, purpose and options

Shade cloth- need, purpose and options

Shade cloth- need, purpose and options Shade cloth structures, whether temporary or permanent, are likely to be ever more necessary for home gardeners as we experience more heat waves and higher temperatures. Even a single day of scorching heat can do irreversible...
Bad companion plants in the vegie garden

Bad companion plants in the vegie garden

Bad companion plants in the vegie garden What vegetables are bad companions? Good companion plants are those that benefit each other or one benefits the other. Bad companion plants are those that negatively affect each other or one the other. The effect generally...
How to plant seeds in punnets

How to plant seeds in punnets

How to plant seeds in punnets Use seed raising mix if possible. Seed raising mix does not contain nutrients, is finer than other soils, and is designed specifically for seed raising. If you cannot access seed raising mix, use potting mix. Do not use garden soil as it...
How much sun do my vegies need?

How much sun do my vegies need?

How much sun do my vegies need? Expert gardeners often bandy around certain terms as though we will automatically know what they are talking about. But do we? When it comes to terms like full sun, partial sun, partial shade and full shade, what do these really mean?...