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  1. Gifts for Allotment Owners

    Gifts for Allotment Owners So, What Do You Buy Someone Who Has An Allotment?   There are thousands of people, old and young, who grow fruit and vegetables on an allotment that they rent - or even own. It can be a very rewarding hobby because not only does it get you out amongst nature, but is a great way to exercise and keep fit. If you know a friend, colleague or Read more...
  2. What To Grow In A Polytunnel

    What To Grow In A Polytunnel If you're wondering what to grow in a polytunnel, you're not short for options! Most crops can be grown in a polytunnel, you just need to think about whether you're growing summer crops, salad crops or winter crops and how you might grow different vegetables together in this temperature-controlled environment. One of the great benefits of growing Read more...
  3. Vertical Vegetable Gardening: A Growing Trend

    Vertical Vegetable Gardening: A Growing Trend There's a certain gardening trend that's been on the up over the past few months. With more people spending time inside, the desire to make the most of the spaces we have with nature's floral and edible treats has been more irresistible than ever. If you're unsure, the trend we're talking about is vertical vegetable gardening. Not heard of it? Read more...
  4. Balcony Gardening 101: Expert Tips & Advice For A Beautiful Balcony Garden

    Balcony Gardening 101: Expert Tips & Advice For A Beautiful Balcony Garden Balcony gardening is all the rage this year, and that's no surprise given they have so much potential. For most people, balcony growing conjures up images of flowers, vegetables and herbs cascading over railings and softening the landscape of these urban areas. They are good for the environment and the grower. However, a lot of people dismiss the Read more...
  5. Protect Plants From Frost: A Guide For Savvy Gardeners

    Protect Plants From Frost: A Guide For Savvy Gardeners It's that time of year again: the weather is getting colder, and we're all beginning to think about how we protect plants from frost. Fail to do so, and you may end up with some very sad looking plants come springtime! Horticultural garden fleece and plant jackets will most certainly keep your plants toasty this year, but there are plenty of Read more...
  6. How To Grow Food Without A Garden In Pots & Containers

    How To Grow Food Without A Garden In Pots & Containers According to the ONS, 1 in 8 people in the UK don’t have a garden. That means for 12% of the UK population, pulling on some wellies and digging a spot in the garden for a veg plot just isn’t realistic. But a lack of outdoor space doesn’t need to stop you. Whether you have a small garden, a balcony or just a window ledge, there's plenty Read more...
  7. What To Do After Seeds Sprout - Growing Your Own Vegetables

    What To Do After Seeds Sprout - Growing Your Own Vegetables It’s easy to find vegetable garden inspiration online, but it can sometimes be difficult knowing how to take care of your vegetable plants, especially in the important early stages. Once your seeds sprout, you need to guide your fledgling plants on the next stage of their journey. If you’re unsure about what to do now that your vegetable seeds Read more...
  8. 5 Simple Ways To Find Vegetable Garden Ideas & Inspiration

    5 Simple Ways To Find Vegetable Garden Ideas & Inspiration Growing your own food can be as simple as having a couple of planters or pots on your decking area to using your whole garden to grow produce. Regardless of where you're growing, you'll most likely want a vegetable garden that has a selection of produce, is visually appealing and easy to manage and maintain. To create your vegetable garden Read more...
  9. How To Grow Strawberry Plants In The UK

    How To Grow Strawberry Plants In The UK If you're looking for a guide to growing strawberries in the UK you're in the right place. Luckily, strawberry plants grow really well in the UK - you just need to know what strawberry plant varieties grow best here and how to look after them. All types of strawberries have their own unique qualities so it's worth knowing what type of berries your Read more...
  10. How To Create A Fun Vegetable Garden For Kids

    How To Create A Fun Vegetable Garden For Kids If you are searching for ways to encourage your young ones to eat more vegetables, then it might be worth considering creating a vegetable garden for kids. Growing your vegetables at home is a great way to encourage your children to learn more about where their food comes from. Curious by nature, children will be overcome with joy planting and Read more...

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