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The Highs and Lows of Gardening

Welcome back gardeners! As a self-taught gardener I have definitely learned some lessons the hard way in the last few weeks, and I am here to point them out in the hopes that being aware of the possible pitfalls helps you to avoid them and have a successful garden. Here are the two biggest challenges […]

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The Secret to a No-Work Garden

Hello and welcome back to my gardening blog for beginners! As those of you who have been reading know, I have been growing a vegetable garden last summer and that’s a fair bit of work. There’s lots of digging, watering and weeding involved and obviously this is not possible for everyone. Those of you with […]

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Planting Your Seeds

Hello again my fellow green-thumbed gardeners! In my last post I took a look at how to choose your plants and today it’s time to discuss the next stage – what to do now that you’ve purchased your seeds and plotted out what you’ll plant. Assuming that you have chosen a spot in your garden […]

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Gardening Basics: Choosing Plants

Welcome back to my gardening blog! Today it’s time to decide what you’re going to plant. Different plants have different needs and it’s worth spending some time considering what goes together so that you have a successful garden. Plan your garden Step one is to map out your garden and decide what will fit – […]

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The Self-Taught Gardener – Starting Out

Hello and welcome to my gardening blog. Like the name suggests, I’m a self-taught nature enthusiast who loves to watch things sprout and grow. There’s nothing I enjoy more than taking a plant from seed to harvest and I hope to share that pleasure with you. With that in mind, for my first post I […]

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