The Edible Garden Company In Wales

Welsh Flag
May 27, 2020 0 Comments

we are using the orchard at the back of our house as a growing area for now. We’ve already started on the beds and have several varieties of veg and salad in pots and in the ground.

Runner Bean Tip Of The Day

May 23, 2021 0 Comments

Here’s a little tip to help encourage pollinators to your garden and especially to specific crops like runner beans. Runner beans are generally easy to grow and will grow like crazy once they get going. However, they can seem to take forever to send up the first shoots and then even longer to get to …

Shearing

Shearing a Llanwenog Sheep
June 10, 2020 0 Comments

Llanwenog Sheep Get A Haircut Oh what an interesting and educational day we’ve had today. A day truly full of firsts for us – for today was shearing day for the sheep at The Edible Garden Company! So, after a whole week of the Met-Office telling us there would be no rain today, last night …

Mulching

Rows of mulched beds
June 6, 2020 0 Comments

Mulching increases soil health and healthy soil means healthy plants which help to discourage pests and diseases.

Early Propagation

Heated Propagation Tables
May 25, 2020 0 Comments

At The Edible Garden, we’ve built our heated propagation tables out of 8’x4’ sheets of ply, a few bits of scrap wood and some spare straw bales.

Bird Flu

Hen
February 25, 2017 0 Comments

For any poultry keepers out there, we hope the bird flu restrictions aren’t causing you too many problems? Hopefully, things will change for the better at the end of this month and we can all get back to normal. If like us you don’t happen to have a nice big barn to keep your chickens …

A WWOOFing Break in Devon

Lake on Dartmoor
April 7, 2016 0 Comments

We’ve just returned back from our family ‘holiday’ – a very enjoyable week’s WWOOFing on a small-scale permaculture farm in the beautiful Devonshire countryside.  For those of you that don’t know, WWOOF stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms and is an organisation that teams up willing volunteers with hosts in order to learn …

Quail Enclosure

Quail Run
January 2, 2016 0 Comments

Building A New Home For Our Quail After some serious clearing over on the South East side of the garden, we’ve finally decided on a spot for the quail and have made a start on their new enclosure. We have chosen this location because it’s close to the office making it easy for us to …

Chicken Tractor

December 23, 2015 0 Comments

The best thing about using an electric fence for chickens is that it’s totally mobile, so the hens can be used as a “chicken tractor”

Six Tips For Buying A Two Wheel Tractor

Two wheeled tractor with trailer
December 14, 2015 0 Comments

Think about what you actually need: There is no point in spending hundreds of pounds you don’t have on horse power and attachments you don’t need and will never use.