Recycled Milk Jug Planters
“Start with herbs” – why is this sage advice for all budding gardeners?
Towards the end of last winter, Dan decided that we needed indoor window ledges for window boxes so we could have a supply of fresh herbs within an arm’s reach. Our 190 year old house was sparsely and simply built and has not been converted much apart from the previous owner knocking down the wall […]
Designing your indoor drip-irrigation system
“Start with herbs.” That’s the advice of almost every gardener you will meet about where to begin your growing adventures. But why is growing herbs considered a good beginner’s goal? They don’t mind drying out so much: Herbs thrive in the kind of well-drained soil found in more arid regions, and hence tolerate water stress […]
Everyone loves freshly harvested, home-grown salad, and there is no doubt that being able to harvest & eat living food gives your health a boost. In the window garden your plants get plenty of nourishing sunlight most days of the year, but how can we make sure they get enough of that vital water as […]