Some snails in the garden.

Gardening in Majorca

Here are some tips on how to start your herb garden, how to get rid of those snails and some fun ideas to make a hanging garden!

Mint should be contained or it will take over.

Gardening in Majorca

Mint of course you will never kill, once you have it, it is there forever running all over the place if not in a container of some sort.

Geranium are a very popular flower in Spain and in Majorca.

Gardening in Majorca

I don’t know why the Geranium isn’t the flower of Spain because they are so popular here and really thrive both in the garden and in pots.

Slugs, snails and beetles can decimate a row of seedlings.

Gardening in Majorca

Start the year off by planting the seeds of tomatoes, peppers, aubergines, leeks, garlic, lettuce and of course still those peas, beans and broad beans.

Cyclamen prefer to stand in a basin of water for a while rather than water from the top. Archive photo.

Gardening in Majorca

Along with Roses, the Grape vines must be pruned about now. It is best to cut them back now whilst the sap is low and before the tiny new green leaves begin to show.