Surviving the festive season
Tips from Sarah the Gardener
The biggest problem with a productive vegetable garden in the Southern Hemisphere is that there is a festive season smack bang in the middle of it. Not only do we have Christmas and New Year, but also the traditional summer holidays.
Just as the harvest is getting started and the plants need us now more than ever, we enter a busy season that leaves barely a moment for the garden. It can become quite neglected. However, before things get hectic, you have a few options to ensure the garden not only survives but thrives.