How To Grow Tasty Tropical Fruit

How To Grow Tasty Tropical Fruit

Tropical fruit can be grown in a sheltered garden or greenhouse Growing a taste of the tropics is easier than you think so why not bring a little taste of...

How To Stop Cabbage White Caterpillars Eating Your Brassicas (Cabbages, Cauliflowers, Kale, Brussels Sprouts)

How To Stop Cabbage White Caterpillars Eating Your Brassicas (Cabbages, Cauliflowers, Kale, Brussels Sprouts)

Cabbage white caterpillars must be controlled or you will lose your crop These can be a real problem, and if you are growing the brassicas where you eat the leaves...

What Weber BBQ Accessories Are There And How Do I Use Them?

What Weber BBQ Accessories Are There And How Do I Use Them?

Weber are one of the very best BBQ manufacturers and also produce a range of accessories to really set your grilling alight. Invest in a few staple pieces of kit and you can seriously impress your family and friends with your range of BBQ recipes.

How To Make A Barrel Pond For Small Spaces And Patios

How To Make A Barrel Pond For Small Spaces And Patios

Relax to the soothing tones of running water with a small barrel pond Not everyone has room for a pond but even in the smallest space you can have a...

How to have a child friendly garden

How to have a child friendly garden

Make your garden a safe haven where kids can play and grow their own vegs Engaging your child with the natural world is becoming more important than ever, as in...

Potato and chirizo breakfast hash cooked on the Traeger Timberline 850 wood pellet grill

Potato and chirizo breakfast hash cooked on the Traeger Timberline 850 wood pellet grill

Try this alternative fry-up; delicious at any time of the day This tasty breakfast dish is an alternative fry-up and uses any left-over cold potatoes from the night before. It...

What Do I Do When My Spring Bulbs Have Finished Flowering?

What Do I Do When My Spring Bulbs Have Finished Flowering?

Have a superb show of bulbs in Spring by caring for last years bulbs Spring bulbs can finish flowering anytime between March and May. Do not cut the foliage off,...

How To Grow Gooseberries

How To Grow Gooseberries

Gooseberries are delicious, easy to grow and full of vitamin C Gooseberries (Ribes uva-crispa) are one of the easiest fruits to grow requiring very little maintenance, the major problem is...

How To Support Your Cordon Tomatoes In The Greenhouse

How To Support Your Cordon Tomatoes In The Greenhouse

Supporting tomatoes is easy with canes and string Only cordon tomatoes need some support as in the wild they would naturally grow to between 1 – 3m (3 – 10’),...

May

May

May is that wonderful time of the year when the garden is just about to burst into glorious bloom. This article sets out all those tasks you need to do to achieve floriferous results. Don't forget to watch Chelsea Flower Show coverage on TV to get bags of inspiration and serious plant envy!

How To Stay Safe In The Garden

How To Stay Safe In The Garden

Avoid that accident by following these few easy tips Over 300,000 people are injured each year in the garden, over a third of them are children with men being the...

Best Barbecuing Tips For Safe Cooking And Delicious Dishes

Best Barbecuing Tips For Safe Cooking And Delicious Dishes

We all love a BBQ but there are a few Do's and Don'ts which are essential to observe if you want to avoid food poisoning or a BBQ related accident to either yourself or your property.

Best David Austin Roses For A Small Garden

Best David Austin Roses For A Small Garden

This blog picks some of the best David Austin roses to give you great value for money in your small space garden; scent, compact growth and repeat flowering. They give you fantastic value for money, lasting for many years with very little maintenance.

How To Plant Up An Herb Container

How To Plant Up An Herb Container

Herbs are tasty, healthy, easy and cheap to grow and need little space Fresh herbs picked then used immediately have so much more flavour than dried herbs or even fresh...

What Vegetables Can I Grow In Containers And Small Spaces?

What Vegetables Can I Grow In Containers And Small Spaces?

Home grown vegetables taste completely different to supermarket produce and are easy to grow, you don't even need a garden. Choose smaller vegetables and they will happily grow in a large container or even used compost bags.

Pros and cons of container gardening

Pros and cons of container gardening

No garden? You can still enjoy the pleasure of growing plants Not all of us are lucky enough to have a garden, many urban dwellers just have a courtyard or...