Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees

Growing your own fruit is becoming increasingly popular and you really don't need a great deal of space in the garden to do so. Regardless of the number of trees, varieties or types of rootstock you choose, the planting technique remains the same. As long as the soil is not waterlogged or … [Read more...]



Grow Blight Resistant Potatoes

The Potato Council, have recently accused  ‘grow your own’ gardeners of spreading the fungal blight which has devastated potato crops across the UK. However, many gardeners are already growing blight resistant potatoes and can fight back against accusations that they have ‘fuelled a national … [Read more...]



Hackney Veg Patch

When growing veg, it is important to plan ahead very carefully to gain the best out of your plot and to maintain crop rotation. On our searches around the web we found this wonderful site " Our Vegetable Garden - Notes from a Hackney veg patch" where you can find an interesting array of articles … [Read more...]



Vegetable plug plants

Growing your veg from plug plants can have many benefits and over the last couple of years, the range offered has increased greatly. One of the hardest parts of growing your own is the tricky seed growing stage when plants are subject to damping off or destroyed by slugs and snails.  Using pre … [Read more...]



Potato grow kits and bags

Potato grow sacks are ideal if you have limited space in the garden and don't want to take on an allotment, or if you simply want to grow a few spuds for fun. Specially designed polyproylene bags are; Lightweight, making them easy to move around the garden or patio to get the most of the … [Read more...]



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