Pleaching Horse Chestnut – Plaiting Or Weaving Trees For A Unique Garden Feature

Having germinated several ‘conkers’ I’m now going to have a go at pleaching horse chestnut. Pleaching is training the trunks into pleasing shapes to create a unique garden feature that will delight for generations. I’ve raised these not-so-little saplings in self watering pots and have trimed the long tap roots so they can be grown … Read more

Easy to make automatic watering plant pot

If you’re the kind of person (like me) who forgets house plants have a go at one of these easy to make automatic watering pots. Many plants benefit from having water available without being water logged, and these automatic waterers are ideal. Simply take a two litre fizzy drinks bottle, these tend to be tougher … Read more