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This Is How I Plant Autumn Garlic

garlic bulbs

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to talk about planting garlic! πŸŽ„πŸ§„ Did you know? Garlic is best planted before the festive season for 2 reasons: 1) Garlic cloves require a cold period to trigger bulb development πŸŒ¬β„οΈ2) Fall planting allows the cloves to establish roots before winter, ensuring a robust … Read more

How to Craft a Winter Wildlife Haven: 5 Key Steps for Attracting Birds and Beneficial Insects

bird in winter

Winter’s chill brings more than just a frosty bite; it can leave our feathered friends and helpful insects struggling to survive. Picture this: A robin pecking at the hard, frozen ground, searching for a meal, or a bee seeking shelter from the unforgiving cold. I remember one brisk morning, spotting a solitary bird at my … Read more

February in the garden

February is the month when the days start to get a little longer, and even though it is still winter, the signs of spring begin to emerge.  I like to think of February as the beginning of the spring half of winter. Signs of spring can be seen everywhere, from the jolly daffodils and crocuses brightening … Read more