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27 novembre 2014 0 Comments

Christmas present that lasts for 4 seasons

If you’ve run out of ideas for christmas gifts for gardeners here’s an idea to help them get over the frustrations of the winter weather and fire up some enthusiasm for next years show. Greenfrog offer friendy garden coaching sessions all through the winter. We can send you a personnalised gift card gift wrapped to […]

20 novembre 2014 0 Comments

He who plants a garden, plants happiness

Greenfrog provide garden coaching services which seem to be getting more and more popular as public interest in « all things green » increases. Its actually my favourite part of my job, working directly on the kitchen table with real people in their gardens because every garden bring new challenges. Our garden advice sessions give: help with […]

10 septembre 2013 0 Comments

Les Composstibilites sont infinis

Combien nous oublions que le recyclage peut être infini. La matière organique de nos jardins, tonte de gazon et tailles, mauvaises herbes et feuilles sont recyclables dans votre compost. A chaque fois que vous faites évacuer de la matière organique de votre jardin dans « la poubelle verte » vous appauvrissez votre sol et votre […]

4 juin 2013 0 Comments

Ever had a mad urge to start a vegetable garden?

Ever had a mad urge to have a vegetable garden?  I watched a TED talk about incredible Edible and I got the bug.  Here’s what I built. I admit its not huge, but taking the turf off was really hard work and took several days. It’s a circular plan which may look odd to some […]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? part four

Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it.   The follow up to part 3 is to say OK now […]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? part three

Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it.   Ok so mowing still takes up a large percentage of your […]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you want to reduce the maintenance of your « french garden » ? part two

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it. […]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you want to reduce the maintenance of your « french garden » ? part one

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it. […]

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

Mulch

I love Mulch Quick lesson on Mulch:  Mulch is to the plant world what a quilt is for you in your bed. Let me explain. Mulch is a 10cm thick  layer of organic fibrous material like woodchips, compost, cocoa husks, pine bark, BRF etc This is how mulch works Mulch acts as a thermal insulation […]

2 juillet 2012 0 Comments

Une fois de temps en temps la grenouille se repose