Category : Vegetable growing

Growing rhubarb in pots – how to plant and grow tasty rhubarb in large containers

Growing rhubarb in pots – how to plant and grow tasty rhubarb in large containers

If you want to grow rhubarb but you simply don’t have the space in your garden, rest assured you can still grow it with limited space as long as you

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How and when to prune grapevines

How and when to prune grapevines

If you are growing or considering growing grapes, you need to make sure that you give them every advantage and a big part of that includes properly pruning grapes. Pruning

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How to force rhubarb

How to force rhubarb

If you are growing rhubarb and you need to know how to force your rhubarb, doing so at the end of winter will give you an early harvest come spring.

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Growing Christmas Potatoes

Growing Christmas Potatoes

Growing patios for Christmas is much easier than you might think. You don’t have to enjoy the taste of small potatoes in summer alone. You can grow your own Christmas

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How long do potatoes take to grow?

How long do potatoes take to grow?

Growing potatoes is often one of the first vegetables that gardeners often try to grow. Will with a little help it can be very fulfilling growing your own potatoes and

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How to grow potatoes in a bag, ideal for smaller gardens

How to grow potatoes in a bag, ideal for smaller gardens

There is nothing better than eating your own home grown potatoes! Gone are the days when you need your own specific patch of garden to be able grow your own. There

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When to harvest potatoes for the best crop possible

When to harvest potatoes for the best crop possible

There is nothing better than the taste of your very own home grown potatoes. Whether we choose to grow them in pots (which is ideal for smaller gardens or even growing

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Growing tomatoes in hanging baskets

Growing tomatoes in hanging baskets

Tomatoes are a favourite for many gardeners, with so many varieties available and different ways they can be grown it is often easy to see why. One of the best

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Black Russian Tomato, should you grow this unusual tomato?

Black Russian Tomato, should you grow this unusual tomato?

Black Russian Tomato Unlike most varieties of tomato that have attractive bright red skins,  the Black Russian tomato has a darkish brown skin that darkens with age as they mature.

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Looking for an unusual tomato, ‘Black Cherry’ could be it

Looking for an unusual tomato, ‘Black Cherry’ could be it

Black Cherry Tomato If you are looking for a new variety of tomato to grow this summer then ‘Black Cherry’ may be just what you are looking for. A true cherry tomato,

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