Pea Harps are an attractive alternative way of supporting your growing Peas, they are quick and easy to make with the benefit at the end of the growing season the foliage and the supporting natural string can all be composted.
You will need 9 Bamboo canes about 6ft 0r 7ft Long
1 Large ball of natural string Twool is great
You will find a Clove hitch the most useful knot to use around the garden and perfect when constructing supports for growing climbers like Peas, Beans ,Squash, Tomatoes Melons and Cucumbers.
Pass the end of the rope around the pole. Continue over the standing end and around the pole a second time. Thread the end under itself and pull tight to form the clove hitch.
When planting Rose bushes its worth taking the effort to prepare the ground and follow these instructions as Roses can grow for 35 years and in some cases a lot longer
There are advantages to planting bare root bushes as there are a far larger selection of them and Continue reading How to plant Roses
When growing lettuce the seedlings often grow very quickly after germination and they benefit from potting on slightly deeper
In this film I explain why and also how to avoid “Damping off” a problem that can be devastating to young seedlings