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

Guide to seed Potato varieties

An allotment or vegetable patch would simply not be complete without a run of potatoes. With so many varieties to choose from, it's a good idea to do a little research to find the best suited for your garden.

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Autumn Onion sets

Autumn is not too late to plant your early onion sets. From September right through to December, planting now will result a strong overwintered crop in May to July.

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Companion planting: Garden plants & vegetables

When we move into a new house and plan our garden layout or start a fresh with an existing plot, we will say to ourselves; 'flowers here, lawn there and vegetables over in that corner there'. Well, why not mix things up a little.

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Growing onions from seed

Since ancient times, they have been used for medicinal application. They are antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-asthmatic, can lower blood pressure/cholesterol and are rich in vitamin C and A.

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