David Latimer from Cranleigh, Surrey, with his bottle garden that was first planted 53 years ago and has not been watered since 1972 - yet continues to thrive in its sealed environment. The bottle garden has created its own miniature ecosystem.
Garden Idea ~ Trenching ~ Composting by digging a trench roughly deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed leave them for to break down and then plant your vegetables directly onto the bed.
Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a