At this time of year most people are looking forward to getting out into the sunshine, taking walks in the countryside, eating fresh, healthy food and generally keeping fit and healthy. To help you reach your goals try adding superfood to your diet. A superfood is a food that’s especially rich in healthy nutrients that boost the immune system, protect against disease, keep you looking and feeling young and generally make you feel on top of the world! Wayfair has put together the […]
A month by month, easy to follow, guide to the jobs you should be doing in your vegetable garden or allotment now. January Coming soon February Jobs to do in the vegetable garden or allotment in February. Click the links to find out more about gardening tasks and specific vegetables. Seeds to sow indoors in a heated greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill: Greenhouse Cucumbers Leeks Onions Greenhouse Tomatoes Seeds to sow outdoors where they are to grow. Check that the […]
First earlies provide new potatoes suitable for salads second earlies fill in the gap between the first earlies and the main crop. Main Crop can be used straight from the ground or can be stored for use over Winter.
The New Fruit Expert introduces more than 70 new varieties. To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Britain’s most popular advice book on growing fruit has been completely updated to include more than 70 new varieties of tree and soft fruits. Dr D G Hessayon’s The Fruit Expert has sold more than 750,000 copies in the UK and overseas since it was first published in 1990. With clear instructions, numerous diagrams and photographs throughout, it has outsold all competitors since publication. The […]
Growing your own vegetables, salads and herbs can be extremely satisfying. Not only do they taste much better than shop bought vegetables they are also cheaper and tend to provide us with more vitamins, minerals and nutrients. It is also so much more convenient to pop out to your garden than to trek down to the shops for a couple of fresh tomatoes and a lettuce.