Tackling leather jackets in the lawn

Protect your lawns and vegetable plots from lather jackets. They’re active from February to October, so now is a good time to start getting rid of them – or prevent them from munching through your garden and destroying it.

Growing Asian Vegetable

There is a surprising variety of Asian vegetables that will tolerate the British climate though many need the help of a greenhouse or polytunnel.

Sensory sensations

Paul Green recently provided a very “touchy-feely” talk to the Stonehouse Gardening Club. Entitled “Sensory Sensations”, Paul illustrated his talk with a wide variety of plants and shrubs, stressing that location was important to maintain darker leaved plants. Here are some of the plants Paul told us about: Dark Grasses Sambuca (Mondo Grass) “Opioda” a lovely…

Bat-friendly gardeners

Bats in your garden affirms the health of the environment, of the place you are in.