Livestock in the Garden

Keeping livestock in the garden is becoming very popular especially chickens. We also look at ways of working with wildlife in the garden.

Birds

10 December 2010
If you don’t normally feed the birds then maybe it’s time to rethink. In winter when the weather is cold these beautiful creatures need all the help that they can get. While the sub zero temperatures...
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19 October 2010
Birds play a vital and integral part in our gardens. Well-fed birds associate our gardens with a source of food and will visit more often foraging in the borders for tasty morsels and feeding on insect...
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Garden Wildlife

11 October 2010
As the garden starts its slow decent into autumn, the hues and colour balance within the borders begin to take on richer, redder and rustic golden tones. It’s the time to savour the last seasonal...
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Hens

20 January 2010
Some gardeners will tell you that you can’t have a nice garden and keep hens. I don’t believe that that is the case. Don’t be fooled, hens can be hard work, they can be messy and they...
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articles

What can I do to get my children interested in gardening...

Some children have a natural affinity for plants and gardens and...

23 August 2011

How do I compost grass clippings...

When the summer grass is growing strongly it needs mowing once or...

23 August 2011

What is a green manure...

A green manure is a type of crop that you grow en masse on bare patches...

10 August 2011