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...]

Suttons new Grow Your Own seed pots

Whilst mooching around the garden centre as one does on a bank holiday weekend, we spied these large yogurt pot style container growing kits from Suttons. A novel idea for a present or perhaps an easy way to grow some window herbs or bring on some tomato seeds! The Grow Your Own pot range … [Read more...]

Grow your own edible snails

Perhaps the last thing a gardener needs is more snails, but these culinary delights are setting the latest trend for the British smallholder. Demand for edible home grown molluscs is no longer moving at a ‘snail’s pace’. Popularity for Escargot has gathered speed as more people try their … [Read more...]

American Independence garden

Create a garden to celebrate American independence The annual event on the 4th of July, is one of the biggest celebrations in the American calendar. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence of the thirteen … [Read more...]