Growing in a cold frame is a great way to extend the growing season. Cold frames allow you to start your plants earlier and keep plants growing later by protecting them from frosts. Find out how to build a cheap cold frame that will save you money each year!
I’ve been starting seeds undercover for the last few years but usually around March. This year I started my seeds on Boxing Day (26th December) to get a head start on the growing season for my tender plants which have long growing needs and now, in mid-January I’m sowing even more!
Yup, I’ve gone a little bonkers in getting a head start this year because I messed up so badly with my seeds last year and lost a bunch to late storms which decimated the garden.
You can start seeds right now for larger plants which will have a better start in your garden come spring or you can start seeds for indoor herbs and salads.
Today I want to show you a cheap and easy way to make raised garden beds using cardboard. This raised bed tutorial is a no dig gardening method which anyone can do and I will take you through how I used materials I had lying around to make it. Read More
In this post I would like to take you step by step through the new addition to the garden: a composter built from old wooden pallets.
We needed to build something to hold the completed compost from the tumbling barrel composter since we are starting to churn out more green waste and generating more compost. Read More
I talked about not wanting to spend any money on the garden at my house because I’m moving in with my other half in a couple of month’s time. I’m all for being frugal and re-using, re-purposing wherever I can because that’s how I was raised back in Ol’ Blighty.
In this post, I would like to share some thrifty tips for the garden to help save some pennies for other frugal gardeners around the world and do a bit of recycling whilst we’re at it!