Monthly Archives: January 2014

Before Assembling the Woodblocx

Part three of my mini series about building a woodblocx planter shows the blocks as they arrived on the pallet and the shape the planter will eventually take by putting it together loosely on the deck. And here is an … Continue reading

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Unpacking the Woodblocx

This is Part Two in my mini series about a new garden project. In part one I wrote To make the first raised bed, I’m hoping to experiment with a block building system, a bit like lego for grown up … Continue reading

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New Garden Project

Last year I moved house, leaving behind my old urban wildlife friendly garden with the small pond at the front and another at the back both created by myself in the 1990s. I also left behind the bog garden and … Continue reading

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How to look after your garden in winter

Lawns Just because your perennials have gone into hibernation to protect themselves from the cold snap of  winter, that doesn’t mean that your lawn should be left to fend for itself too. Here are a couple of hints and tips … Continue reading

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