VegTrug - The Easy Way To Grow Your Own Vegetables

At GLEE this year David Coton visited the VegTrug stand to find out how their specially designed space saving planters can encourage us to grow more of our own food without the use of pesticides.

Created by David Coton on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.
Updated on Monday, 18th of September, 2017.


Growing your own has so many advantages over shopping for food and, even though supermarkets offer a huge variety of food at reasonable prices, VegTrug ask whether consumers ever think about or question its production.

In particular the pesticides that are used to improve agricultural efficiency and to meet increased demand, there's no doubt that they negatively impact the natural world and may well adversely affect humans as well.

Organic Space Saver

That's the reason why VegTrug advocate organic growing and say that there's nothing to compare with the satisfaction of picking and eating produce that you have grown and nurtured.

There are many other reasons why you should invest in a space saving VegTrug, not the least if you are a keen gardener but only have a balcony or restricted space to work with.

VegTrug planters are manufactured using sustainable sourced timber with membrane liners that ensure good drainage, they are at an easy working height and can be a fun way for children to learn about gardening.

Because the VegTrug is so accessible with no bending or kneeling, disabled and elderly people can also benefit from easily grown fresh organic food.

VegTrug is an easy way to expand your palette, with enough space to grow something exotic alongside familiar vegetables. It can also be utilized throughout the year with winter produce augmenting the autumn harvest.

Classic VegTrug

The Classic VegTrug has an internal depth of 42cm (17ins) and holds 60 litres of compost which is enough room for thirty salad or vegetable plants.

It can be quickly assembled and the timber has been treated with a food safe preservative. When threatened by frost or pests, your crops can be protected by adding netting or fleece.

There's no doubt that the Classid Veg Trug and their other planters and raised beds present you with the possibility of creating a productive environment with a limited amount of effort, fresh organic fruit, vegetables and herbs that don't harm you or the planet.


 

Related Articles

What To Do In The Garden In September

What To Do In The Garden In September

The record breaking temperatures over August bank holiday will have got many people out into the garden and, although autumn is only just around the corner, David Coton can suggest these September jobs.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 29th of August, 2017.

What To Do In The Garden In August

What To Do In The Garden In August

After the recent spell of hot weather, David Coton was glad to see the recent rain freshening up the Garden Centre and he has these suggestions for some of the jobs that need to be done during August.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 27th of July, 2017.

What To Do In The Garden In July

What To Do In The Garden In July

After all the dry hot weather that much of the country has experienced over the last few weeks, the lavender in David Coton's garden is at its most colourful and scented, he's cutting the flowerheads to make lavender biscuits or drying them for pot pourri. Here are more jobs you can do in the garden during July.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Sunday, 25th of June, 2017.

What To Do In The Garden in June

What To Do In The Garden in June

At this time of the year you'll find a fabulous selection of summer bedding at our Garden Centre in Birmingham. David Coton will be planting the bedding in containers this month to achieve a wonderful display of colour and here are some other jobs to do in the garden in June.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 17th of May, 2017.

comments powered by Disqus

RSS

View RSS Feed

Author

David Coton

Partner at GardenSite

View Profile

Follow Us!

Recent Articles

Forest Launches New Storage Range

Forest Launches New Storage Range

Forest have been making high quality timber garden products for over half a century and at GLEE David Coton had the chance to see their brand new storage range that has recently been launched.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Innovative Products From Wildlife World

Innovative Products From Wildlife World

Everyone should be serious about encouraging wildlife, and whether you focus on pollinating bees, pest devouring birds or slug eating hedgehogs, David Hall has been looking at the products that Wildlife World design and manufacture to aid their conservation.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Overview of New Lotus Wheelie Bin Stores, Garages, Sheds and More.

Overview of New Lotus Wheelie Bin Stores, Garages, Sheds and More.

This week Robert Hall has been to the Glee Garden Trade show at the NEC in Birmingham and has reviewed the new Lotus Wheelie Bin Store; Metal Garages, Bicycle Store; Sheds and Workshops and more...

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Zest 4 Leisure Introduce New Products For 2018

Zest 4 Leisure Introduce New Products For 2018

Zest 4 Leisure have always offered a popular range of timber garden furniture and this week at GLEE, the garden industry's leading trade show, David Coton had the opportunity to review their new products for 2018.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 13th of September, 2017.