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Veg in Containers

If you don’t have a vegetable patch do not despair! Many vegetables perform well in pots, and arranged near your kitchen they are both attractive and convenient to pick. What container? Terracotta pots look attractive but tend dry out faster than plastic. Plastic pots are also lighter to move about. Consider recycled planters like old…

Growing Tomatoes

A home grown tomato has a superior flavour to shop bought and you can grow more unusual tomatoes that can’t easily be bought.  You can try growing interesting varieties such as Mr. Fothergill’s: ‘Black Russian’, ‘Cream Suasage’, ‘Green Zebra’, ‘Tigerella’. If you don’t have access to a heated propagator or greenhouse to rear healthy tomato…

Seed Potatoes

Christmas Potatoes

Grow tasty seed potatoes at home in time for Christmas with these top tips. Harvesting your first earlies allows you to re-plant ready for Christmas, you can get a second crop our of grow bags or potato tubs by planting these now. Alternatively visit Fairweather’s in July and choose from our ready-prepared varieties. Being tender…