Raspberries are grouped into two types; summer fruiting and autumn fruiting. These two groups are distinct in their growth habits and have different training and pruning requirements. By growing varieties from each group it is possible to have a supply of raspberries… Continue Reading »
Invest in a rhubarb plant and it will produce stems for 20 years in good conditions.
You can plant rhubarb divisions; these are a piece of the fleshy root with a bud. Or you can plant young rhubarb plants in grown… Continue Reading »
Even the smallest garden will have room to grow salad leaves either in containers, raised beds or small areas of ground. They are very easy to grow, crop quickly and you can pick, fresh exactly what you like to put in your… Continue Reading »
We recommend climbing beans as the perfect crop for novice gardeners or children. Everyone will have success and will pick baskets full of juicy beans.
They are an inviting crop;
Large, often colourful, easy-to-handle seeds. Like to be sown straight in the… Continue Reading »
Onions are especially easy to grow if grown from onion sets. A set is a baby onion.
You could choose to grow versatile white onions, sweet red onions for salads or shallots to store for winter stews.
Choose a… Continue Reading »
A super food! Beetroot is a naturally sweet and nutritious root vegetable. It stores energy as sugar in its roots; if the plant completes its life cycle this stored sugar would be used to make the flowers and seeds.
It has recently… Continue Reading »