Archive | No Dig Garden

Chicken Wire Leaf Storage Chicken

Reading through a magazine this week, I came across an article with a picture of chicken made from chicken wire.  It looked brilliant and thought our lovely our vege patch would look with a flock of these chickens standing by.  I figured they couldn’t be too hard to make, well too hard to get a […]

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Mini No-Dig Gardens in Pots – Potatoes

I think I mentioned a few posts back that we layered up some large pots with the idea of planting some potatoes.  We’ve never tried growing potatoes before so this was a huge experiment.  We got a couple of seed potatoes from Morrisons and also one from a free coupon inside a gardening magazine. Back […]

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Our no-dig garden is working!

This weekend while tidying up in the garden we found a rogue potato so decided to chuck it in the last remaining bit of space in our no-dig vege patch. And low and behold to our delight we discovered all of our layers had turned into a lush moist worm filled soil. No trace at […]

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Oh dear, rats in our no-dig garden!!

We took the covers off the no-dig garden to have a look and one of them had been completely turned over by a family of rats!! Aaaahhhhhhh!! What to do?! Photo: the garden on the right WAS the same as the garden on the left until the rats got involved!! Mike did a bit of […]

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