Growing Things

Making Your Own Hay

Friday, July 1st, 2011
Long grass

I wonder how many thousands of bunny owners wake up on a Saturday morning, mow their lawn, throw away or compost the clippings, and then pop into the pet shop and tut over the price of hay, that in some cases has been shipped half way around the world. Now the obvious thing would be […]

mmm fruity!

Thursday, July 8th, 2010
cambridge favourite strawberries

Look at these strawberries… I brought them as bare root plants a few months ago and they are now producing some very tasty strawberries. Home grown strawberries are soo much tastier that shop brought and so much more economical too. They were on offer so twelve plants cost the same as one tray of strawberries […]

Growing Things Update

Sunday, May 9th, 2010
Dig In Basil

Everything is growing away well, although it would be nice if it stayed a bit warmer at night so I could put out some of the more tender things filling up my window sills. Did you sow some carrots? Mine are just getting their second set of leaves and looking more like carroty. These are […]

Growing Carrots in Containers

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

A few weeks ago I sowed my first carrots of the year and they are just poking their noses up now. I don’t have a lot of ground space so my carrots are in containers. I tried this for the first time last year and it worked really well. Lots of carrots for us to […]

Spring Gardening with Bunnies

Thursday, March 18th, 2010
Scamp sowing seeds

Finally a bit of warm weather. The last few days have been lovely (it will probably rain tomorrow now I’ve said that). The 240 crocuses plus a few snowdrops we planted last autumn before returfing are putting on a good show. Gypsy assisted with tidying up outside by trying to eat the stray bits of […]