Tag - small spaces

The Heron Hawker step-by-step guide to open Terrariums

If you’re the sort of gardener that only remembers to water every once in a while, then an open terrarium could be for you! Unlike a closed terrarium, where moisture-loving plants such as Fittonia and Ferns thrive, open Terrariums offer a drier environment, perfect for succulents and cacti that require low maintenance. We spoke to our friends Heron Hawker to get their step-by-step guide on building an open terrarium. You’ll need… A glass bowl or jar Slate, sand or gravel Cactus soil Your choice [...]

Things to Consider When Cultivating an Inner City Garden

You might think that your tiny inner city flat doesn’t have enough outdoor space for growing delicious food, pretty flowers, or stunning foliage, but a little imagination can make even the smallest space into a garden wonderland. There are all kinds of things that you need to take into consideration when you’re making a garden in the city, but a little bit of work can go a long way in small spaces. (more…)

best winter crops for vegetable patch

The Seven Best Winter Crops for Any Vegetable Patch – Regardless of Size

The harvest season may be well and truly drawing to a close, with all your spuds, swedes and more plucked from the ground and currently waiting to be chopped, diced and sliced into soups, stews and pies. But this does not mean that your veggie patch has to sit barren and unloved for the next few months, there are plenty of crops which are hardy enough to brave the cold climes of the UK winter, leaving you with delicious [...]