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Sean James Cameron

Passionate about gardening and teaching others to gain confidence through the growing of flowers, vegetables, fruit and herbs.

Using leaves to make free compost

At this time of year there is an abundance of leaves falling from trees that make for excellent leaf mould compost. You can create your own for use on the garden as either a mulch or for bulking up raised beds. Every year you can find me in front of …

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Gardener Fined for Planting Potatoes without a License

While going through some very old newspapers I came across this interesting article from 16th October 1915. STAMPING OUT WART DISEASE – PLANTING POTATOES WITHOUT A LICENCE Job Culverhouse, gardener, Treherbert, was summoned at the instance of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries for planting potatoes in his garden without …

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100lb Marrow

Congratulations to YouTuber Dan Unsworth, better known as ‘Allotment Diary Dan’ for growing a massive marrow at 100lb! Hope you’ve got a big enough freezer for that lot. In the video you can watch Dan wresting the beast onto his bathroom scales.

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