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What To Do In The January Veg Garden

What to do in the January veg garden

In my part of the United Kingdom January is either wet and mild or cold and frosty. It is currently cold, frosty, and extremely windy. Not really conducive to vegetable gardening. But here is the growing-guide what to do in the January Veg Garden. What to do in the January Fruit garden As long as the ground isn’t frozen, January is the perfect time to plant bare rooted fruit trees. Be sure to add a strong stake to prevent wind damage. This month is also the perfect time to Prune apple/pear trees. The trees are dormant at this time of… → Read More

Shed some light on storage

Me taking a break outside the shed

Once I signed up for my plot I realised I would need somewhere to store my tools so a shed would have to be sourced. Now I don’t have a vast budget to play with so it soon became clear that I would have to make the shed. I was quite lucky as my dad not only has a fair supply of wood but he is also quite practical and was able to help me with the construction. The area I had earmarked for the shed wasn’t over large so I decided to make it fairly tall, so after some… → Read More