monthly guides

Gardening tips for dry weather

Gardening tips for dry weather

13.06.2023

I gather that while the whole country is experiencing some warm and dry June weather, us culchies on the west coast are getting the highest temperatures (f … Read more

13.06.2023

Early May in the vegetable garden

Early May in the vegetable garden

17.05.2023

The news from the Quickcrop garden could be described as 'mixed'. Outside, a mind boggling amount of slugs continue to eat everything in sight despite my b … Read more

17.05.2023

​The Polytunnel in April

​The Polytunnel in April

19.04.2023

So, how is everyone feeling with the improvement in the weather? I for one am feeling pretty good about it. I don't know what the temperatures were like wh … Read more

19.04.2023

The Vegetable Garden in May

The Vegetable Garden in May

05.05.2022

I was looking back on my diary and, while we are still probably behind by a couple of weeks, this Spring is nowhere near as cold as last year where we had har … Read more

By Andrew
05.05.2022

Vegetable Seedling Care Guide

Vegetable Seedling Care Guide

23.03.2022

This week I am covering seedling care and in particular, what we can do if we need to delay planting out for any reason but have seedling plants ready to go.Now … Read more

By Andrew
23.03.2022

Getting the season under way

Getting the season under way

16.02.2022

It is still early days for sowing but there are a few plants that you can start off now, especially if you are lucky enough to have a greenhouse or polytun … Read more

By Andrew
16.02.2022

Starting seeds early in the season

Starting seeds early in the season

26.01.2022

As we are probably all itching to begin the growing season, I thought it might be helpful to talk about starting seeds off early and how to give the best chance … Read more

By Andrew
26.01.2022

The January vegetable garden

The January vegetable garden

25.01.2022

Well, here we go again, another new year and another new season beginning in the vegetable garden! I really do love the fresh start a new season brings. Past blu … Read more

By Andrew
25.01.2022