Companion Planting Guide
Companion planting is a theory much in favour with growers of organic vegetable that pairs certain plants with others so that insect damage is reduced and pollination improved.
Guide To Seed Collecting
Gardening doesn't have to be expensive, collecting your own seed is one way to propagate plants if you have a restricted budget and can't afford to buy packets of seed.
Crop Rotation Guide
When cultivating vegetables it's important to rotate the plots in which the crops are grown so that the threat of disease is minimized and specific nutrients are not exhausted..
How To Grow Herbs
Interest in growing herbs has increased sharply over the last few years as we learn the usefulness of their culinary, medicinal and aromatic properties.
How To Grow Berries
Here's our guide to growing strawberries, raspberries and other soft fruit that tastes so good when freshly picked or can be turned into delicious jam.
A Complete Guide To Growing Tomatoes
Tomatoes are a great crop for both novice and experienced gardeners to grow as there are so many varieties that can be cultivated in a greenhouse, on the patio or in the garden. They are incredibly versatile and can be eaten raw in salads, made into a sauce, roasted, grilled, stuffed or turned into chutney,
Growing Your Own Guide
Growing your own is a very rewarding activity, that’s why allotments have such long waiting lists. Not only is it satisfying both physically and mentally, but everything you grow will be fresh, seasonal and in tip top condition.
Create a Medicinal Garden
More than half of the medicines we use today are derived from plants. Some may be familiar such as codeine and quinine but there are many others that play a vital role in healthcare throughout the world and can be grown in your own medicinal garden.
How to Grow Potatoes
Potatoes may not be exciting, but they're easy to grow, full of goodness and can be cooked in different ways. Here's how to grow our most valuable vegetable.
How To Make & Store Jam
Making jam is so easy – you really don’t need many, if any, culinary skills. And the end product tastes so much better than a shop bought alternative.
How To Grow Cucumbers
Cucumbers love deep rich soil & a sunny, sheltered location. They can be grown under glass, in a poly tunnel or even outdoors.
Types & Purposes Of Soil
Soil is the gardener’s raw material, it contains billions of organisms and the nutrients that allow plants to flourish, so it's important to know what type you have.
How To Choose A Fruit Tree
Late autumn and winter is the perfect time to plant fruit trees and, whatever sized garden you have, there is a perfect one for you.
Rain Water Capture Guide
You might think the UK is drenched by water throughout the year, but regular hose pipe bans prove otherwise. It's important to conserve rainfall.
Creating A Vegetable Bed
You may be lucky and have good soil, but a vegetable bed will normally need nurturing and here is a guide to help you achieve maximum fertility.