Review – Miracle Gro Expand ‘n Gro compost

Lifting and storing large bags of compost can be a problem so we were keen to try the new Miracle Gro Expand 'n Gro concentrated compost. Sold as a bag of dehydrated compost, Miracle-Gro claim that it will expand and grow to three times it's bulk, making up to 50 litres when mixed with same … [Read more...]



Pricking out and potting on

April has begun with a slump in temperatures, howling gales and horizontal rain but the greenhouse is a riot of growth, with many of the seedlings needing to be potted on. Pricking out seedlings may seem tedious to many, but gardener's find this a relaxing and rewarding process. Taking  young … [Read more...]



Potatoes, rich in nutrients

Often given bad press due to its association with the humble chip or french fry, potatoes are a fantastic source of vitamins and nutrients. Potatoes are a staple food in the UK, with hundreds of varieties available to the gardener throughout the year. The recipe uses are a varied as the … [Read more...]



Sprouting seeds and micro greens

Sprouting seeds contain a wide range of beneficial vitamins and minerals. Seeds are the beginning of life in plant-form, so it stands to reason that they are full of natural goodness, especially when they begin to sprout. You don't even have to have a garden, a window ledge will do. Within 2-7 … [Read more...]



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