This space is dedicated to gardening and permaculture. By designing our green spaces thoughtfully and in harmony with the ecosystem in which we embed them, we can create an environment that not only lets us share in the Earth’s bounty but give back to nature and share that bounty with the creatures that live in them. Getting our hands dirty is a great way to connect with the earth. Gardeners often consider it a kind of meditation that gets them into a flow as guardians and stewards of their piece of land.
Gardening produces food to nourish our bodies but also nourishes the soul. According to many recent studies, gardening is highly therapeutic and ‘gardening therapy’ has become ‘a thing’. Another trend that has been taking hold in recent years is community or urban gardening in which groups of ordinary people get together in order to take care of a little piece of public space, to grow not only food and flowers but also a sense of community.
There is plenty to do in the garden in September – not just harvesting and preserving the harvest for later, but also sowing and propagating.
The explosion of colour, scent and texture is a fiesta for the senses. But above all, allotment gardeners love this time of the year.
This is the time of the year that every gardener is waiting for! The garden is in its prime. Everything is grown, flowering and fruiting, and it is a sheer joy to be out there enjoying nature’s bounty.
If you thought that now the growing season is in full swing you can kick back and relax, you are mistaken. June is a rather busy month in the garden, especially if you want to continue harvesting veggies in the fall and winter.
What gardening jobs are there to do in May? Actually, there are plenty. May is one of the busiest gardening months. Sowing, planting, weeding, maintenance and more – there is plenty to do.
The main gardening jobs in April are going to be planting, sowing, and weeding.Hopefully all your plots are ready to go.
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