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Top 10 crops for pots

…too! 1. Potatoes The humble spud is perfect for growing in containers - and great fun to harvest too! Early and second early potatoes give the best results in containers, producing lots of delicious new potatoes. Grow potatoes in patio bags or if you are on a tight budget you can even use old…

What to do in your garden to encourage wildlife

…* Gardening Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * What to do in your garden to encourage wildlife What to do in Your Garden to Encourage Wildlife Bees, birds,…

What to do in the garden in July

to spray ground elder, bindweed and other persistent weeds with a glyphosate-based weed killer as the plants now have lots of leaf surface area with which to absorb it. In the vegetable garden * • Plant second cropping potatoes now to give you new potatoes for Christmas. Plant your Christmas

What to do in the garden in September

…parsley for the kitchen windowsill, to use through the winter. * • Cover your brassicas with netting to prevent birds making a meal out of them. * • The end of this month is the perfect time to start planting garlic bulbs for cropping next year. * • Start planting autumn onion sets.

What to do in the garden in January

…them setting seed. In the vegetable garden * • Harvest parsnips and leeks. * • If you'd like to grow early peas, place a cloche over the soil to let it warm up for a few weeks prior to sowing. * • While you're waiting for the weather to warm up, try growing your own mushrooms using

What to do in the garden in November

to do it before winter sets in. You can use either a lawn aerator or simply insert a garden fork at regular intervals and lean it back slightly to let air in. * • Continue to clear fallen leaves off the lawn to keep it healthy. * • Remember to set your lawn mower to a higher cut-height for

How to Set Up a Drip Irrigation System

…are using a computer system then you will need to program this too. Once your system is set up you will need to try it out a few times in order to get an idea of how long to run it for. This will vary depending on the size of your containers, what type of plants you are growing and what the weather…

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring

…Gardening Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for spring Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for Spring Winter is normally…

Gardening for Beginners

…Info... What to do in the Garden this Month Whether you have all day to spare or just half an hour, there is always something to do in the garden. Use our lists to help you stay up to date. Find out more... Selector Guides Whether you are searching for tasty tomatoes or picking potatoes for patio…

Growing Plants for Wildlife

…* Gardening Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * Growing Plants for Wildlife Growing plants for wildlife There are many ways to support native wildlife in…

Plants for a Purpose

…Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * Plants for a Purpose Plants for a Purpose We all have a tricky area in the garden where nothing seems to grow. Sometimes…

How to grow potatoes in bags

potatoes Potatoes are normally planted in March for harvesting throughout summer and autumn. They can also be planted in August/September for Christmas new potatoes (these are also known as Second Cropping Potatoes). Use the table below as a general guide on when to plant potatoes. Not sure what the…

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

potatoes and peas then you might as well grow the garnish as well! Mint is so vigorous that it will grow on almost any moist soil so it's best to keep it in a pot to stop it spreading too far. Use it fresh picked from the plant or you can freeze it in ice cubes to use later on. 6. Broad Beans What

How to grow Hyacinths

…fragrant Christmas gifts or simply to brighten up your own home! Look out for prepared hyacinth bulbs in garden centres, which have been heat-treated to initiate earlier flowering. * Start by placing a layer of damp compost into your chosen container - there is no need to add any fertiliser. * Set

How To Grow Courgettes

…leading to wilted top growth. This is caused by overwatering on poorly drained soil. There is no control for these once they set in. Plants are best replaced after improving soil conditions. Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To

How to Grow Basil

…Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How to grow Basil How to grow Basil Basil is such a useful herb to have in the kitchen and it's really easy to grow. It…

How to grow mushrooms

…time for the mycelium to regenerate before producing another crop. Logs will be productive for four to six years. Growing mushrooms from spawn Grain spawn for mushroom growing is available all year and enables growers to follow traditional methods of growing on composted manure. Using this method…

How To Grow Raspberries

…an extensive range of raspberry varieties. Click here to view our full range for sale. Return to * Fruit - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q & A * Social…

How to Grow Carrots

…* What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How to grow carrots How to grow carrots Carrots are an easy and rewarding crop to grow, great for encouraging children to eat…

How To Grow Pumpkins

…and pepper and roast them. Use them for a garnish on salads and soups or just eat them as a tasty snack.    Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides…

How To Grow Blueberries

…plant will make a stunning feature in your garden too!    Return to * Fruit - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q & A * Social Community * Video…

How To Grow Lavender

…if you intend to use the lavender for making edible products. Avoid spraying when the plants are in flower as this will kill beneficial pollinating insects too.    Return to * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners *…

How To Grow Parsnips

…or unheated greenhouse. Roots can be stored like this for up to 4 months.    Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q & A * Social…

How To Grow Wistera

…Gardening Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How to grow wisteria How to grow wisteria Wisteria is the quintessential climber for the English cottage…

How To Grow Herbs

…great addition to flower beds and borders if you don't have the space for a dedicated herb garden. Use herbs with colourful leaves to offset flower colours or to provide different textures throughout the bed. Try using low-growing herbs such as Chives and Thyme as an informal edge to a path. Herbs…

How to Grow Cucumbers

…can continue to fruit until September, while greenhouse types can fruit into October if temperatures are warm enough.    Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners *…

How to grow fuchsias

…considered to have the best flavour. The citrus flavoured berries have a peppery aftertaste and are best used in jams to sweeten them. Our favourite fuchsias There are so many types of fuchsia plants to choose from that it can be hard to decide which ones to grow. If you are spoiled for choice or…

How To Grow Strawberries

to feed your plants with a balanced fertiliser every two weeks until flowering begins, at which point you should switch to a high-potash liquid fertiliser for the best fruiting.    Return to * Fruit - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do…

How To Grow Garlic

…off. Bulbs should then store for up to 3 months in good condition. It really is so easy to grow your own garlic! Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides *…

How to Grow Peas

…is then free to be taken up by next year's crop in a normal rotation system - try growing brassicas in this spot next year! Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening…

How to Grow Hydrangeas

…by removing the faded flower heads and shortening the stems to fit the available space. Return to * Flower - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening for Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q & A * Social…

How To Grow Asparagus

for up to 25 years. However asparagus growing in containers has a limited lifespan and should only be expected to crop for approximately 3 or 4 seasons after its 2 year establishment period. Return to * Vegetable - 'How To' Gardening Guides * All 'How To' Gardening Guides Other Quick Links * What To

How to grow tomatoes

…Vegetable Seeds * Potatoes * First Early * Second Early * Maincrop * Second Cropping (Christmas) * Sweet Potatoes * Potato Selector Guide * Vegetable Plants * All Vegetable Plants * All Other Vegetables * Artichokes * Asparagus * Herbs * Mushrooms * Onion, Shallot & Garlic Sets * Seasonal Planting…

How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In The UK

…* What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How To Grow Sweet Potatoes In The UK How to grow sweet potatoes in the UK Roasted, mashed, baked or fried - Sweet potatoes make…

How to grow amaryllis bulbs

…Finder * Gardening Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How to grow amaryllis-bulbs How to grow Amaryllis bulbs Popular for their large, flamboyant blooms,…

How to grow Broad Beans

…* Gardening Information * What To Do In The Garden This Month * Gardening For Beginners * Gardening Guides * Gardening Q&A * Social Community * Video Library * Gardening Blog * Competitions * How To Grow Broad Beans How to grow Broad Beans Broad Beans are a superb crop for smaller plots, producing…