An hour in the garden 4

By : | 0 Comments | On : October 25, 2016 | Category : Gardening, Gardening Podcast, Radio Show

Listen to “An hour in the garden 4” on Spreaker.

This week we are dealing with the huge privet hedge, cutting them down, digging out the roots and having a long series of bonfires to shift the debris.
Bonfires are really good for your beds, if you don’t live in a smokeless zone. They fertilise and condition the soil as well as removing any surface nasties that might consume our crops.

We are also in leaf dropping season. A couple of tons of leaves have fallen on us so far, and we are making leaf mould from them in string bags – because they need lots of air to rot down and even then they take a year!

Other crops in the garden, broad beans, garlic and strawberries are under way – well, nearly!

To find the podcast in your mobile player, search ‘Gardening’ and look out for the bunch of carrots!


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