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Top 10 easy to grow vegetable plants and seeds for beginners | Top 10 flower, fruit and vegetable guides

…and radishes make easy vegetables to grow in pots, or sow them directly into the ground throughout the summer for a succession of crunchy, colourful crops. 3. Potatoes A really fun crop to grow! Plant potatoes during late February and March in potato bags that are only part filled with compost.…

Plants for Containers | Plants for a Purpose

…containers if you're growing big plants such as tomatoes, courgettes or fruit bushes, and choose deep containers if you're growing carrots or potatoes. Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs for Containers Full Sun Shade Patio Containers Baskets Flower Pouches® Window Boxes Patio Bags Interesting features…

How to grow Broad Beans

…* Pinch out the growing tips after the first flowers have set pods to deter blackfly and encourage further pods to set Growing Broad Beans in pots Broad Beans can easily be grown in containers. Dwarf varieties such as Broad Bean ‘The Sutton’ are ideal for growing on the patio. They…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 8th March 2013

…crowns being covered with mulch. I plant my rhubarb with the crown just at the soil surface. On wet soils it is recommended to plant with the crown just poking above the soil surface to try and prevent rotting. Normally rhubarb is pretty quick to start growing in the spring and you should see leaves…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook horticultural question and answer session July 23

…doesn't look happy. It was growing perfectly well in her garden. What could be the problem? Answer: Hi Karen, check your rhubarb isn't too shaded from the sun as this may be causing the spindly growth; rhubarb flourishes in full sun and will grow poorly in the shade. Rhubarb also requires very high…

How To Grow Courgettes

…lids and bag covers. Top Tip: Yoghurt pots with pierced drainage holes in the bottom make excellent sowing pots for courgettes. Outside: For later crops, or when indoor sowing is not possible, direct sow seeds during the first half of June, in prepared soil where the plants are to grow. Germination…

How to grow potatoes in bags

…Blog * Competitions * How to grow potatoes in bags How to grow potatoes in bags If you're lucky enough to have space on your vegetable plot you can grow your potatoes in the ground. If you only have limited space read this potato growing guide to find out how to grow potatoes in containers. Nothing…

How to grow tomatoes

…and 75cm (30in) between the rows. If you are growing tomatoes in grow bags or pots remember they will require a lot more watering and care. In a grow bag, generally plant no more than two plants per bag. There has been a recent trend for growing tomatoes upside down to save space in the garden.…

How to Grow Basil

…if you have one, but if not then you can simply seal the pot inside a plastic bag until the seeds have germinated. This usually takes up to 2 weeks. Once germinated, you can remove the plastic bag and grow them on in cooler conditions. It's really important not to overwater Basil seedlings…

'How To' Grow Potatoes

grow potatoes in the ground... In Bags/ Containers Even where space is limited, you can still grow a tasty crop of spuds. Potatoes can be easily grown in bags and containers on the patio - so they are even closer to the kitchen! Take a look at our handy guide to discover how to grow potatoes in bags

How to Grow Cucumbers

…Cucumbers resent this. How to grow cucumbers in a greenhouse Greenhouse types can be planted in a warm, humid greenhouse that is kept at a temperature of at least 15c (60F). Plant greenhouse cucumbers at a spacing of 2 plants per grow bag or 45cm (18") apart. How to grow cucumbers outdoors Ridge…

How To Grow Lavender

grow your own Lavender plants from seed. * Sow Lavender seeds from February to July on the surface of moist seed compost. * Cover the seeds with a sprinkling of vermiculite or finely sieved compost. * Place the seed tray in a propagator at 21-25°C (70-75°F) or seal it inside a clear polythene bag

How To Grow Herbs

…vermiculite. Cover the container with a clear plastic bag or piece of glass and place somewhere bright and warm for the seeds to germinate (about 18-20C). Once germinated remove the cover and grow on. Herbs need a bright position to grow well. You can treat windowsill herbs as cut-and-come-again…

How To Grow Pumpkins

…to give them the best start. How to grow a pumpkin * Step 1 - Sow pumpkins seeds on their sides in small 7.5cm (3") pots of seed compost at a depth of about 2.5cm (1"). * Step 2 - Place them in a propagator or seal the pots inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 20C (68F) until germination,…

How To Grow Asparagus

…not crop so well in the following year. Growing Asparagus in Containers Asparagus is always best grown in the ground, but if necessary it can be grown in large pots or patio bags (at least 60ltrs) for a limited time. This can be handy if you want to grow a crop on the patio or if you can't justify…

How to Grow Peas

…avoid sowing peas on cold, wet soils as they tend to rot away. If space is at a premium then try growing peas in containers or patio bags. Choose a compact, bushy variety like Pea 'Bingo'. When to grow peas Peas are a cool season crop, enjoying temperatures of 13 -18C (55-64F) so they are well…

How To Grow Raspberries

…unlikely to get as much fruit as raspberries growing in full sun. Summer-fruiting raspberries will need supporting by a fence, wall or other type of framework as they can grow to 1.5m tall. Autumn-fruiting raspberries are normally fine without a support. Growing Raspberries in the Garden Once you've…

How to Grow Chilli Peppers

…of the UK. You can grow chillies in pots undercover in a warm greenhouse, conservatory, or polytunnel. Alternatively grow chillies in a sheltered, sunny position outdoors. Transplant them into grow bags (3 per growbag) or individually into 2 litre containers. When growing your own chilli plants…

How to Grow Onions and Shallots

…propagator or seal them inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 10-15C (50-59F) until after germination. Once germinated, grow onion and shallot seedlings on in cool conditions until all risk of frost has passed and they are large enough to plant outdoors. Growing onions and shallots Onions and…

How To Grow Potatoes in the Ground

…For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How To Grow Potatoes in the Ground How To Grow Potatoes in the Ground What could be more satisfying than the fresh flavour of newly dug potatoes lifted straight from your own…

How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In The UK

…(12") apart, leaving 75cm (30") between each row. Where space is limited you can even grow sweet potatoes in containers or patio bags. Growing sweet potatoes Water sweet potato plants regularly. If growing your crop undercover, remember to open doors and windows during the day to keep your…

Top 10 crops for pots

…potatoes. Grow potatoes in patio bags or if you are on a tight budget you can even use old compost bags. Depending on the variety, you can harvest them after just 10 to 13 weeks by simply tipping the bag out, before hunting through the compost for tasty tubers! Read our article on how to grow

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2012 Garden New Year's Resolutions

…and looking very lush at the moment! I've got some Charlotte potatoes in one of the borders and also in a growing bag and they'll be ready to dig up fairly soon. Carrots, lettuces and rhubarb are also mixed in amongst the flowers. I need to do a bit more work on the veg patch and then I'll be able…

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…weather Q&A from 21/03/2014 * Growing potato in bags * Growing Honesty in the garden * Growing Sweet Peas * No worms in the compost bin! Q&A from 07/03/2014 * Planting bareroot shrubs * Grafting methods * Pruning Apple trees * Moving Spring bulbs * Growing Rhubarb * Home * About Us * Contact Us…

What to do in the garden in July

…as they grow. If you're growing potatoes in bags, gradually add more compost until the bag is full. * • Control slugs to prevent them damaging your crops. Try using a natural pest control to reduce numbers. * • Tackle blackfly on broad beans by pinching off any affected growing tips. *…

What to do in the garden in May

…dormancy, which traditional varieties do. Rhubarbs are perennial plants once established and will benefit from some well rotted manure every winter and will reward you for several years. * • Continue earthing-up potatoes. Read our potato growing guide for information about how to earth up…

What to do in the garden in February

…spring planting. * • If you fancy growing potatoes but are struggling for space in your vegetable plot this year, try using potato grow bags. * • Order your fruit trees now for planting in early spring. If space is limited in your garden try growing dwarf fruit trees, or edging vegetable…

Gardening for Beginners

…top 10 easy to grow vegetables. View our Top 10 Easy to Grow Vegetables... Top 10 Easy to Grow Fruit You don't need an orchard to grow your own fruit at home. Take a look at our top 10 list of easy to grow fruit and start growing fruits today. View our Top 10 Easy to Grow Fruit... Patio Container…

What to do in the garden in March

…potatoes outside in the ground. If you don't have enough space for growing potatoes on your plot, why not try potato growing kits for your patio? To find out more growing potatoes in bags or in the ground, take a look at our potato growing guides. * • Plant asparagus beds from crowns. Weed and…

Planting Hanging Baskets, Flower Pouches & Containers

…they become too dry so take care! Vegetable and herb hanging baskets Why not try growing your own vegetables and herbs in a hanging basket or container? These can be both attractive and productive and you can try growing all sorts of edible plants! Many herbs and vegetables have decorative features…

Is it ripe yet? When to harvest your crops...

…ready in just a week or two while later varieties can take months to fully ripen. Rhubarb Rhubarb Wait until the second season after planting before you take a crop to avoid weakening your plants. Harvest Rhubarb stems from April to June, when the leaves have fully unfurled and stems are 30cm (12")…

What to do in the garden in January

…You can start growing potatoes in containers under cover for a very early crop ( Charlotte potatoes are a good variety for this). Potato Patio Planters are ideal for growing early potatoes in small spaces. * • If your greenhouse is unheated, protect your potato grow bags with horticultural…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 20th September 2013

…the freezer for up to 12 hours. You can then transfer them to airtight bags or tubs before putting back in the freezer. I hope this helps Diane, best of luck. Name: Wrink Keydink Question: I have potato blight/rot. Can I grow anything in their place? Or must I treat the soil? Answer: Hi Wrink,…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 21st March 2014

…Expert * Hello Andy, a good quality multi-purpose compost is best to use for growing potatoes in containers. The light, airy structure is perfect for easy root growth and tuber formation. When growing potatoes in bags and containers it's best to feed them every other week with a balanced liquid…

Facebook questions Nov 12th

…somewhere frost-free to dry out. Once they are dry store them in containers or paper bags but keep checking them throughout winter for signs of rotting. In February you can pot up the tubers and start growing them in your heated greenhouse under lights again. This should certainly give them a head…