List/Grid Author Archives: Catharine Howard

Growing vertically

Growing vertically

Growing vertically Both of us were staring at the same wall mounted moss collage in a corner of the Grand Marquee at the Chelsea Flower Show. We got chatting and… Read more »

Advice for the new allotment holder

Advice for the new allotment holder

Advice for the new allotment holder This short post is all about string. The string-thing is aimed at new allotment plot holders. As they, like me, may be daunted by… Read more »

How to improve clay or sandy soils with leafmould

How to improve clay or sandy soils with leafmould

How to improve clay or sandy soils with leafmould Leafmould is the black gold of gardening. Ten or more years back, I worked in nursery on a rare hill on… Read more »

Trees for small gardens

Trees for small gardens

Deciding what small tree to squeeze into a modern pint-pot garden can be a real problem. A look at a tree nursery list will have you salivating but if space… Read more »

Different uses for a hedge

Different uses for a hedge

Hedges – they’re not just for protection and privacy! Read Catharine Howard’s guest blog on the best uses for the humble hedge. Different uses for a hedge WHY does the… Read more »