Tag Archives: Sowing & Planting

10 Reasons your Garden needs a Greenhouse

Many people think greenhouses are only for avid gardeners. In this post, we have garden writer and outdoor enthusiast Clive Harris to challenge that notion! He runs a creative gardening blog called DIY Garden, and today will share with you ten reasons why you and your garden need a greenhouse – even if you’re not […]

Gardening with Anne – March

Once you have your Mini greenhouse or Cold Frame, what are you going to grow in it? If you aren’t a very experienced gardener, then follow Anne through the year as she provides some hints and tips about getting the most out of our Access Mini greenhouses, Cold Frames and Cloches. Anne often helps us […]

Anne discussing Chinese Lanterns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-_1XmzUH8k

I’ve been a lazy gardener!

After a long winter and not venturing into the garden very much, I have found it hard this year to get myself motivated again.  Does that sound familiar? But once the sun came out and Mark mowed the lawn, I could smell spring in the air and I got up from my comfy chair and […]

Keep on sowing … keep on growing

We have had lots of rain overnight and I’ve decided to have a slow start to the day as it’s grey outside. So with a hot mug of coffee in hand and not a child in the house washed!  I sat down with my ‘Marhsalls’ catalogue and read the heading ‘keep on sowing, keep on […]

Taking stock of what has and hasn’t grown

Looking around the show gardens at Hampton Court made me realise what a beginner I really am. My inexperience has made me lose plants and harvest because I should have been on top of them a bit more…Why do I say this? I should have cut back tomatoes more and not let them ‘do their […]

HOT! HOT! Hampton Court

What a week to pick for Hampton Court Flower Show.  The weather just got hotter and hotter. I had taken sun dresses and lots of sun cream just in case the forecast was correct, but you never know do you? The Access Garden Products stand was the nicest I have ever seen.  They received a […]

The week before Chelsea Flower Show.

To say I’m looking forward to Chelsea Flower show would be an under statement! I am looking forward to seeing the show gardens and people watching, not to mention talking to lots and lots of people showing them the mini greenhouses and raised beds that I’m using to grow my vegetables on the Access Garden […]

No time for housework!

You turn your back for just a few days and everything in the garden seems to double in size! I went to Malvern on Thursday afternoon to find my way ready to be on the Access Garden Products stand at Malvern Spring Show on Friday morning. Such a lovely day I had talking to lots […]

One small step for an experienced gardener

Do you remember all those months I wrote all kinds of things on this blog whilst it snowed and snowed?  Well for the last 10 days, it’s been sun sun sun!  So very lovely and my seedlings are looking like plants! I fit this gardening lark into pockets of time in between what is becoming […]