Mulching the orchard (part 1)

We have a small orchard that consists of various fruit trees. The grass was about 2 feet tall, so we decided to mulch around the trees. I strimmed the area around the trees with a blade, NOT  TWINE!. The blade keeps the grass intact, whereas twine would blast it to smithereens!. Move the grass to […]

Growth has begun!

The good weather of the last few weeks has encouraged the garden to come to life again after the long Winter here in the north west. Although we had very low temperatures, down as far as-18c, we did’nt lose as many plants as last year. The only difference I can think of is the break in the frost. […]