Category : Vegetable growing

How to control Blackfly on broad beans

How to control Blackfly on broad beans

If you are growing broad beans, then you know to be on the lookout for many pests and diseases, not the least of which is blackfly. Blackfly is problematic because

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Growing vegetables and fruit in hanging baskets

Growing vegetables and fruit in hanging baskets

Hanging baskets are a wonderful way to take advantage of a small space. They work well for people who only have small porches or balconies without a large garden, people

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How to keep birds out of hanging baskets

How to keep birds out of hanging baskets

We all love hanging baskets for the added geometry and height they bring to any garden. Their versatility means you can grow just about anything in them from stunning floral

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How to grow tomatoes upside down in a hanging basket

How to grow tomatoes upside down in a hanging basket

There are plenty of planters that give you more character in your garden space and upside-down planter is one such idea. In fact, they have become a very fun and

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How to keep plants watered while on holiday

How to keep plants watered while on holiday

Everyone goes on holiday now and again but the problem is, how do you keep your plants watered while away? If you are gone for a fortnight for your summer

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Best plants for raised beds and some great ideas for fresh fruit and veg

Best plants for raised beds and some great ideas for fresh fruit and veg

Raised beds make it easy to build a frame around your existing garden area, increasing the height and depth of the available planting space. With raised beds, you can take

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How to grow pumpkins – indoors and outdoors

How to grow pumpkins – indoors and outdoors

Pumpkins are a wonderful thing to grow if you have kids or grandkids coming around often. They are quite easy to cultivate, so long as you have a large swath

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10+ Vegetables to plant in winter (Autumn ideally)

10+ Vegetables to plant in winter (Autumn ideally)

In the winter, most people assume that nothing is growing, plants are dormant, and the hard work that goes into cultivating vegetables is over. But that is not the case.

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When to harvest and pick rhubarb

When to harvest and pick rhubarb

Rhubarb is a plant that is actually a vegetable, very easy to grow and mostly used for deserts with a wonderful flavour. As long as you know when to pick

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How to grow rhubarb – Detailed planting and care guide

How to grow rhubarb – Detailed planting and care guide

Rhubarb is a wonderful plant that requires very little of your time and maintenance. It’s incredibly strong, easy to grow, and in fact, relies upon a cold snap to produce

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