Gardening Blog

Sowing & growing tomatoes

Sowing & growing tomatoes

OK, so here's the plan. I usually write a fresh monthly article every year on the Vegetable Garden in March (or whatever month it is) but some years are bette … Read more

By Andrew
03.03.2022

How to Start a Fruit Garden

How to Start a Fruit Garden

If you read last week's post you will know we talked about adding wood ash around gooseberry plants. I had a couple of emails asking if wood ash can be used arou … Read more

By admin
16.12.2020

October 2020 in the Quickcrop Garden

October 2020 in the Quickcrop Garden

While I am not a fan of of winter I do enjoy preparing for it. There is great satisfaction in harvesting and storing crops in October, protecting beds from heavy … Read more

By admin
13.10.2020

March 31st Vegetable Garden Update

March 31st Vegetable Garden Update

I am afraid we have had to close the Quickcrop site for 3 days and not taking any new orders until Friday. As I think I explained last week we are down to a smal … Read more

By admin
02.04.2020

Planting Bare Root Fruit in Winter

Planting Bare Root Fruit in Winter

I sometimes throw my vegetable garden a guilty look as I skip past it on my way to the fruit cage or down to look at my young apple trees. The vegetable garden, … Read more

By admin
21.10.2019

Bee friendly Planting Tips and Ideas

Bee friendly Planting Tips and Ideas

It is rare you come out of a pub with anything useful but it was a chance encounter in a local hostelry which led to a complete transformation in my garden. P … Read more

By admin
03.07.2019

New Quickcrop Fruit Cage/Bird Net Kits

New Quickcrop Fruit Cage/Bird Net Kits

I did manage to do a test build of our new fruit cage system over the weekend. The photo above shows the frame without the net obviously but this is simply attac … Read more

By admin
23.05.2019

How to care for young fruit trees

How to care for young fruit trees

Seeing as I mentioned my new orchard in the last post I might as well add a little information on caring for new fruit trees. Getting trees established well h … Read more

By admin
30.06.2018