We planted an array of basil, cherry tomatoes and kale as seedlings and added in some strawberries the following day. We love seeing how happy and healthy all the plants have become, and how much the owner enjoys picking leaves off for dinner.
We used a natural Pyrethrum spray, which is made from the Pyrethrum daisy and is effective at keeping aphids, caterpillars, whiteflies, scale, mealy bug and thrips at bay. Check the instructions of the product to use to see what temperatures are suitable for spraying in, and if there is a withholding period.
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The garden bed itself does not require any tools to assemble
Scissors to cut the weedmat to shape
A small trowel for digging your seedling holes
Before starting your project consider the amount of sun your chosen area receives. Full sun (5+ hours) to part sun (3+ hours) is perfect for most herbs and vegetables. If you experience very hot summers, a mild morning sun position is preferable to a hot afternoon sun position. If your plants are exposed to too much hot Summer sun they are likely to […]
If you’re renting, you may think you don’t have as many gardening options as a home owner but don’t be too disheartened.
At Holman we have some great indoor and outdoor gardening solutions for rental properties that will have you growing your own plants and food in no time.
In this blog, we outline our favourite mobile and temporary gardening ideas that will be suitable to you, whether you are limited to a small balcony, a completely paved courtyard or perhaps there is a garden bed but your landlord wouldn’t appreciate you […]
Growing your own vegetables and having a beautiful garden is what we all love, but finding space that is large enough to dig out soil and have a garden can be challenging and time-consuming. A raised garden bed is the solution to growing your own vegetables. It can be set up in 15 minutes and with 0.5m and 1m options available, you can fit one within a 0.5 x 0.5-metre space. The hardest thing about growing your own vegetables is being patient and waiting for them to grow. A great way to having faster-growing vegetables is a raised garden bed.