Category: gardening

What’s eating our bayleaf? Any ideas any…

What’s eating our bayleaf? Any ideas anyone?
#bayleaf #laurier #laurel #herbs #spices #gardening #winter #growsomethinggreen #gardeningtips #growfood #nature #growyourown #allotment #moestuin #kruiden #specerijen #bugs #cold

Blue skies, finally!!! A fine day for a stroll…

Blue skies, finally!!! A fine day for a stroll in the garden.
#allotment #gardening #sunday #cold #bluesky #winter #wintergarden #moestuin #kaardebol #thistle

The unstoppable sedum. #vetkruid #sedum #succ…

The unstoppable sedum.
#vetkruid #sedum #succulentsofinstagram #succulentgarden #allotment #underneaththetree #appletree #downtoearth #moestuin #vetplant #green #gardening #instagarden

Modest sized broccoli, but full of flavour. Bl…

Modest sized broccoli, but full of flavour. Bliss
#broccoli #homegrown #brassica #kool #greenthumb #gardening #growyourownfood #growsomethinggreen #organicgardening #harvest #oogst #tuinieren #moestuin #jardin #food #oogst

Am I mistaken or is this the wrong season for …

Am I mistaken or is this the wrong season for you to be blooming?!
#azalea #rhododendron #bloom #flowers #shrubbery #greenthumb #gardening #instagarden #wrongseason #bloemen #moestuin #allotment #tuinieren

Allotment Harvest 2017: the winners and losers

New blog! On my participation in the MY Harvest project and yields from my allotment in 2017

During 2017 I took part in a research project being conducted by staff at University of Sheffield, under the banner of MY Harvest, into the impact of home grown produce on UK food production.  The project involved enlisting domestic gardeners who grow their own fruit and vegetables, either on an allotment or at home, to submit data about their crop yields throughout the year.  This blog post is…

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Making the most of small outdoor spaces

New blog! On making the most of small garden spaces

Gardening magazines and programmes often depict gardening in expansive country settings where all manner of styles and features can be accommodated.  However for many people living in towns and cities outdoor space is at a premium, sometimes awkwardly shaped, and often enclosed with extremes of sun or shade.  Much as I love visiting and reading about beautiful gardens in impressive estates, there…

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Weeds are taking over our compost heap. Last y…

Weeds are taking over our compost heap. Last year, we had parsley sprouting up all over the place. No such luck this year.
#soil #compost #gardening #organicgardening #earth #tuinieren #reuse #moestuin #allotment #growyourownfood #veggies #wednesday

Such a bleak, grey day. Not really a day for s…

Such a bleak, grey day. Not really a day for spending in the garden. Heading home to bundle up in front of the fire place. Maybe bake a cake or two.
#brrr #autumn #gloomy #gardening #herfst #december #takeiteasy #allotment #instagarden #moestuin #waterkoud #gauwnaarbinnen #itscoldoutside #organicgardening

Bye bye artichoke, hello compost. #organicgar…

Bye bye artichoke, hello compost.
#organicgardening #compost #soil #nurture #nature #gardening #instagarden #moestuin #allotment #howdoesyourgardengrow #growyourownfood #earth #plantlife #groenevingers #friday