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Growing Guides

Want to grow your own fruits, vegetables and herbs in your own garden? We break everything down step by step, from how to grow broad beans to garlic. Take a look at our growing guides below.

  • How and When to Feed Your Plants
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  • The Ultimate Guide to Permaculture
    When it comes to gardening, there are many practices and techniques that can be adopted. All of which come with their own advantages and flaws. [&hell... Read more
  • How to Grow in a North-Facing Garden
    Growing in a north-facing garden may feel like you are behind before you have begun. However, there are vast opportunities to maximise growing even in... Read more
  • Growing Cucumbers From Seed
    Cucumbers are one of the most popular vegetables to grow due to their high crop production and tasty fruits. They make a great addition to […]... Read more
  • A Guide to Growing Peas: From Sowing Peas to Harvesting
    Nothing beats juicy green peas as an addition to your dinner, or even a snack straight off the plant. Peas are a rewarding plant to […]... Read more
  • A Guide to Growing Marigolds From Seed
    A guide to growing marigolds from seed   Growing marigolds from seed is a great way to provide your garden with colourful decoration. Not only [&hell... Read more
  • How To Grow Sunflowers From Seed
    How to grow sunflowers from seed   Sunflowers are a great addition to any garden! They bring bright colourful blooms and are a favourite for [&he... Read more
  • How to Grow Lupins From Seed
    How to grow lupins from seed Lupins are pea-like, ornamental flowers that act as pollinators in the garden. They begin to produce flowers in May/ [&he... Read more
  • The Ultimate Guide to Growing Chillies From Seed
    Growing chillies from seed Are you ready to turn up the heat in your gardening? Chillies are the perfect addition to any savoury dish to add [&hellip... Read more
  • 10 Best Plants for Clay Soil and How to Grow Them
    Many of us may despair when we realise that our soil is clay. Clay soil can be heavy to dig and cultivate and drain slowly […]... Read more
  • The Best Vegetables to Grow in a Raised Bed
    The best vegetables to grow in raised beds Any vegetable can grow in raised beds, but certain crops are easier to grow. Before we dive […]... Read more
  • 5 Reasons to Grow Vertically with a Wall Garden
    Known typically as a vertical garden, but also a living wall or wall garden, these features are becoming increasingly popular for homes, businesses an... Read more
  • A Complete Guide on How to Take Plant Cuttings
    A Complete Guide on How to Take Plant Cuttings What more could any gardener ask for than free plants? A plant obsession can become very […]... Read more
  • How to grow beans in containers: Building a wigwam
    How to grow beans in containers: Building a wigwam Beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow and if you have a small garden […]... Read more
  • How to Grow Leeks: A Helpful Guide
    How to Grow Leeks Here is a helpful guide on how to grow leeks. If you are looking for a rustic, hearty veg then look […]... Read more
  • Growing Tomatoes from Seed: How to Get Started
    Growing Tomatoes from Seed   Ever bitten into freshly harvested tomato? Anyone that has will tell you nothing beats growing your own. They are fr... Read more
  • How To Be A Veganic Gardener: A Beginners Guide
    Veganic Gardening A vegan lifestyle has increased exponentially over the last few years, as people switch out animal products for plant-based alternat... Read more
  • How Cold Weather Affects Plants
    Discover how cold weather and frost can cause irreversible damage to your plants and what gardeners can do to minimise the risk...... Read more
  • No-Dig Gardening: The Ultimate Guide
    Ultimate Guide to No-Dig Gardening What is it? No-dig gardening is an organic gardening practice that creates an effective and efficient garden. This ... Read more
  • 8 Reasons Why You Should Start Gardening
    Why is everyone obsessed with gardening? What is it that draws people to looking after plants? Well there might be more to it than what […]... Read more
  • Lasagne Planting Spring Bulbs: A Step By Step Guide
      Lasting Spring Displays Planting spring bulbs is one of the most popular ways for gardeners to ensure that their gardens make a comeback with [... Read more
  • 7 Vegetables to Grow in the Autumn and Winter Garden
    Discover 7 vegetables to grow over autumn and winter. Cauliflower An autumnal classic, cauliflower is one of the best vegetables to grow over autumn a... Read more
  • 7 Seeds to Sow in August: Fruits, Flowers and Vegetables
    Most gardeners are focused on harvesting in August, and rightfully so. From carrots, potatoes and summer squashes, salad leaves, berries and so many o... Read more
  • Plant Flowering Stage: How to Improve Plant Growth & Cropping
    Other than harvesting, the plant flowering stage is possibly the most anticipated time of a plant’s growth for gardeners. It sets the tone for the [... Read more
  • Tips for Growing Aubergines
    Tips for Growing Aubergines Despite what most supermarkets have to offer, aubergines, also known as eggplants, come in a great range of shapes, colour... Read more
  • A Complete Seaweed Fertiliser Guide
    A complete seaweed fertiliser guide covering the frequently asked questions about one of the most popular plant feedings treatments among gardeners. A... Read more
  • 5 Small Space Gardening Ideas
    Having a small gardening space shouldn’t limit your ability to grow. While it’s challenging, all it takes it a little more planning and thought, i... Read more
  • Tips for Growing Beetroots
    If you’re looking for a versatile veg, beetroot is your crop of choice. Ranging from drinks and dips to salads or stews, it can be […]... Read more
  • A Guide to Organic Gardening
    A Guide to Organic Gardening How Gardening Affects Modern Life Gardening is a hobby which not only enriches the lives of those who choose to […... Read more
  • Survive a Hosepipe Ban: Plant Watering Hacks
    Survive a Hosepipe Ban with these Plant Watering Hacks   What is a hosepipe ban? Millions of households in the UK could be hit with […]... Read more