gardening

September at Pip HQ

Things just seem to going off here at the moment. I had the realisation that this is the first Spring we have had on the property that we haven’t been building the house, hence for once we are actually semi-organised and prepared. Thanks to the greenhouse we have our seedlings happily growing away getting a… View more

June Gardening Guide

[h4] MEDITERRANEAN Climate[/h4] Zone 0: The laundry is littered with wax from what was probably the last honey extraction for the season. Never say never though. With another unseasonally warm and dry autumn just drawing to a close, who knows what the blossoms – and hence the bees – will be up to next? Meanwhile… View more

May Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] May in the Tropical garden Zone 0: The wet season officially ended at the end of April and the sea surface temperature is below 27 deg C so that is the end of the cyclone season for this year. The humidity is decreasing and the mould will stop growing in the bathroom. Zone… View more

April Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] Zone 0: Time to sort the seeds you’ve been saving in the crisper of your fridge. Sort them into date order and plant the oldest first.  You can still order seeds by mail-order and they will be with you in a few days. Zone 1: Now is the best time to plant the… View more