Category Fruit & Vegetable Gardening

Grow your own vegetables – offering advice and tips on everything organic allotment gardening.

Weird & attractive vegetables to grow this year

An usual assortment of great tasting and nutritious vegetables that will also make great additions to the ornamental border as well as the dinner plate!

Grow your own Рwhy bother? [An Expos̩]

Improve you health and happiness levels by growing your own vegetables on your allotment plot this year.

Mildew resistant Courgettes varieties

Courgette can take a real hammering from powdery mildew. Here are a few resistant varieties and methods for minimising infection.

Vegetables to grow in containers

As our gardens shrink, it’s a good idea to start growing our vegetables in containers. There are many benefits to this method of gardening.

Growing Runner Beans [how-to guide]

An organic guide for growing runner beans in any size garden. How to get the most out of your crop and recommended bean varieties.

Small garden vegetables

Here are some vegetable selections that you might want to try if you want to use the space in your garden sparingly

Mushrooms kits – log dowels

There are so many dowel kits to choose from – buying exotic mushrooms can be expensive, but it’s easy to grow them from your own back garden in logs.

Fruiting Cherry trees

A quick guide to fruiting cherry tree varieties to grow in your garden

Growing hardy figs in the UK

Here in the UK, Fig trees can survive temperatures as low as -10C, produce bountiful crops of highly nutritious fruit and look great as a focal point in any sized garden.

A climbing courgette for small gardens

What really makes this variety special and lead me to make such a compulsive order is that it is a climbing variety of courgette. Yes, you heard me correctly – a climbing courgette!

Growing Courgettes

A growers guide to courgettes: Courgettes are very easy to grow and will provide you will a good, sustained crop throughout the summer months.

A guide to chitting & growing Potatoes

A complete guide to chitting & growing potatoes and getting the most out of your crop

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