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What to sow in November in the UK

Want to be gardening past Bonfire Night? Select the right seed and growing medium and you won’t have to hang up your gardening gloves just yet! We’ve raked together some helpful advice and tips on everything from the best seeds to keeping plants warm. Why is coir good for autumn seeding? To give your seedlings…

Crops to grow in autumn with coir

Crops to grow in autumn with coir Ah, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness… As the days shorten and the threat of frost grows, planting crops in autumn might seem a little reckless. But the future you will thank you for it! What crops grow in autumn? You can still harvest crops during autumn.…

How To Keep Dirt Out Of Your Home

How to keep dirt out of your home Cleaning your home can seem to be a never-ending battle. Do you sometimes feel like you spend hours getting things spick and span, but back at square one after only a couple of days? Don’t despair! We’ve lots of tips on how to keep dirt out of…

How To Create A Vertical Garden

How to create a vertical garden Feeling boxed in by your outside space? Take a look up to your left. Ahead. Behind. And to your right. Hey Marcarena, ay ya! But to be serious, any bare walls or fences could be the start of a beautiful slice of nature. Read on for how to create…

Gardening Jobs In July

Your gardening jobs in July As we enter high summer, there are plenty of gardening jobs in July to keep you busy. Take a quick peek at our infographic below (and print it out to hang up in your shed or anywhere else near your plants!) and check out some of the vegetables you can…

Growing Vegetables In Pots

Growing vegetables in pots You don’t need a massive garden to enjoy the fruits, and vegetables, of your labour. Growing vegetables in pots is a low-maintenance way to deliver fresh, delicious produce to your table. Just one healthy tomato plant can produce up to 4kg during a good summer! Why we’re ‘potty’ about container growing…

What vegetables are best to plant in winter?

Winter gardening often centres around planning for the growing year ahead, watching out for pests and disease, and suppressing weed growth. But new life doesn’t have to wait for spring. Growing seasonally is more sustainable, as plants adapted to conditions require fewer resources. Some winter vegetables may need to shelter in a greenhouse but shouldn’t…

How to grow courgettes

If you want to grow your own courgettes, whether from seeds bought at the garden centre or saved from another crop, follow our simple three-step guide to get the most out of your plants. Step 1: sowing courgettes If you’ve saved seeds from other courgettes, be aware that there can be variations from the parent…