Protect your cabbages, broccoli, brussels sprouts... These clever collars fit snugly around the stems of cabbages, cauliflowers, broccoli and brussels sprouts to prevent the cabbage root fly laying its eggs beside the roots of the plants. Collars expand as the stems grow.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how: