Pruning roses – the Sissinghurst method

Pruning roses – the Sissinghurst method

Pruning roses the Sissinghurst way helps create those wonderful fountains of roses you see in summer gardens – delicious-smelling, out-of-control geysers of flowers that effuse all over the garden. Pruning roses like this means you don’t get those boring little twiggy bushes, all leg and no body, surrounded by bare ground. The great Sissinghurst trick to pruning roses is meticulous work behind the scenes earlier in the year, when...

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Grow Bed Gardening

Grow Bed Gardening

Gardener’s Supply offers a wide range of raised beds, from aluminum corner kits for which you supply your own lumber, to complete raised bed kits in cedar, composite wood, recycled plastic and galvanized steel. Raised beds usually range in height from 5 Inches to 12 Inches high. If the soil in your yard is relatively good, start preparing the area by removing any sod or perennial weeds. Then use a shovel or garden fork to loosen the soil to a...

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Build a rain barrel

Build a rain barrel

WHAT YOU’LL NEED Recycled food barrel (try checking with large restaurants or food distributors) 2 to 4 concrete blocks (to allow room for a bucket to fit under the spigot) 3/4-inch hose spigot Drill Saber saw 3/4 x 1-1/4-inch threaded pipe nipple (used as overflow connector) Window screen PVC cement WHAT YOU’LL DO  Wash out the barrel with a solution of 1/8-cup bleach and 5 gallons of water.  Drill a 15/16-inch hole a few inches from...

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DIY Vertical Garden

DIY Vertical Garden

Garden walls or ‘vertical gardens’ have gained a lot of notoriety over recent years with designers such as Patrick Blanc setting the standards. Vertical gardens can come in all shapes and sizes, some scaling entire buildings, whilst others sit in offices, gardens or private homes. Below I would like to show you how you can create your own vertical garden using a wooden pallet. This guide was inspired by Fern Richardson &...

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