Snow and Frost in the Forest Garden

The forest garden does not, perhaps, look at its best at this time of the year. Nor is it at its most productive. But there is a beauty to the garden in the winter too. Here are few pictures I took on Friday night, to capture the snowy scene before it all melts, as itContinue reading “Snow and Frost in the Forest Garden”

A White Christmas? Preparing Your Garden For Snow

White Christmases are sadly pretty rare where I live. Though snow in winter is not hugely uncommon, we tend to get it in January or February if it comes at all, and it rarely lasts long. We do occasionally have much more of it, however, and when the forecast suggests that we might have aContinue reading “A White Christmas? Preparing Your Garden For Snow”

DIY Garden Projects To Take on Over Winter

As autumn progresses and colder weather arrives, there might not be quite as much work to do in your garden on plant care. So you might have the luxury of a little more time to spend on other DIY garden projects. I thought that today, I would suggest a few DIY garden projects that youContinue reading “DIY Garden Projects To Take on Over Winter”

Passive Solar Design – Protecting Plants in Winter

Passive solar design is an important strategy in designing an undercover growing area, as well as a home. It can help you create an area where you can successfully grow crops all year round. A greenhouse can dramatically extend the length of your growing season. It can also make it possible for you to growContinue reading “Passive Solar Design – Protecting Plants in Winter”