Are Greenhouses Frost Free?

A frost-free growing space is every gardener’s dream, allowing you to overwinter even sensitive plants successfully. It stands to reason that every fall many gardeners start to wonder whether greenhouses are frost free. That’s exactly what we’re going to address in this article. Are Unheated Greenhouses Frost Free? Let’s start with the bad news. Unheated … Read more

Are Greenhouses Good for Growing Vegetables?

Greenhouses have so many benefits for passionate gardeners, but possibly the very thing of all is using them to grow fruits and vegetables. If you’re passionate about producing your own food at home then greenhouses can be fantastic for growing vegetables.  Here are the very best reasons why greenhouses are brilliant for food production: Longer … Read more

Coreopsis: How Tall Do They Grow?

Coreopsis tinctoria, sometimes known by the common name of Dyer’s Tickseed, is a stunning flower conjuring up images of sweeping grassy plains.  Coreopsis tinctoria now comes in a range of different colors and varieties, but is the more traditional yellow-and-red bloomed variety that I grow each year in my garden.  In truth, the first year … Read more

Cucumber Sherpa

Cucumber Sherpa is a vigorous vine that produces copious cucumber fruits all summer long. Unsurprisingly it has become a firm favorite in my own garden. In this article I’d therefore like to discuss my own personal experience of successfully growing Cucumber Sherpa, so if you’re considering this variety you’ll know exactly what to expect. How … Read more