Cottage Gardens by Darren Mellor

Cottage Gardens by Darren Mellor

Throughout history cottage gardens were far more practical than they are today, the main emphasis then being on self sufficiency including growing vegetables, herbs and fruit in the same space, many also kept bees and livestock .Flowers were used mainly to provide...
Stand By Your Beds by Darren Mellor

Stand By Your Beds by Darren Mellor

Raised beds are definitely the in thing to have at the moment, but don’t just let the current fad persuade you. The benefits offered are manifold; added height reduces kneeling down, back ache, and generally improves the gardening experience. To construct deep beds...