Homeacres winter ’15, beds mulched with compost
March is soon here, it will come in like a lion and go out like a lamb, be ready with tomato seed, also peas and Boltardy beetroot, see my sowing timeline in Articles (under Learn banner), the whole year at a glance.
New course dates here, April 8th, May 2nd, May 10th. Also since my March courses are sold out, see the one I am doing March 4th at the Chapel clubroom in Bruton.
New book on Lunar & Biodynamic Gardening by Matt Jackson, pub. CICO Books. Illustrated with photos from many gardens including Homeacres, and gorgeous ones from Hazelrowan Wood in Devon. And my article in Ecohustler, which includes a look at biodynamic growing.
video about my course days, I love his comment about the birdsong. I am a little deaf to high notes and had not appreciated it!
The tools I recommend are available here and include a wooden, long-handled dibber, 84 cell module trays and also my books.
New website for rock dust with many interesting reports of its results from gardeners all over the UK.
Article by Charles on spring sowing in Country Smallholding magazine for March. No link here, you have to buy the magazine and its very popular with smallholders.
A recent interview I gave with a succinct outline of the no dig approach.
Have a look at Sean James Cameron’s gardening videos “Practical down to earth gardening advice showing the positive side of allotment life. Covering veg, fruit, herbs and during this year far more patio flowers.”
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