How To Grow Peas Peas please! These sweet green little veg gems are perfectly versatile and once you try them fresh it will be hard to return to the frozen variety. They are also really easy to grow and will fit into small spaces using pots or even hanging baskets! Follow our guide and before …
Not much rivals the sweetness of a fresh home grown apricot. The super market ones don’t even come close. Apricots are a versatile tree and you can buy a young plant on a variety of different root stocks so you can fit them in a pot on a patio or have a full blown majestic tree. Their blossoms in early spring time are also a beautiful sight when everything else is very bare.
Tomatoes are surprisingly easy to grow and produce masses of fruit. Two plants will provide you with more tomatoes than you know what to do with. Or at least that was the case with me last summer.
Courgettes are really easy and you get so many from just a couple of plants! When planted in the ground they can spread out and take up to a square meter but they do really well in containers so they are perfect for smaller gardens as well.
Potatoes are a true staple favourite in British food. Probably because they are so versatile. We have grown them for centuries on our shores and a lot of the best varieties are native to our green and pleasant land.
How To Grow Citrus Fruit Citrus trees are definitely not your typical garden plant. Better suited to dry and sunny lands of California or Spain they do need a little TLC in our harsher UK climate but when the reward is loads of lovely tangy fruit why not? With more varieties being bread for out …
Raspberries are one of my favourite fruits and although foraging for them in autumn is always great fun, growing your own is super easy and with all the different varieties just three or four plants will supply you with fresh raspberries from summer till late autumn! They also freeze well and can be turned into jam if you have more than you can eat there and then
Top 10 DIY Strawberry Planters Contains affiliate links denoted by * So as I continue on my mission to squeeze more into my small garden while testing Andy’s (my dutiful boyfriend with a hammer) patience with all the things I ask him to build I have decided my next funky planter request will be…. (drum roll please)… …
Anyone who says salad is boring has clearly never seen the number of different types and colours you can grow! As long as it gets a good drink regularly, lettuce can thrive in trays as shallow as 10 cm, and pots of any kind, so it’s great for container and small space vegetable gardening.
Strawberries are so much fun to grow! They are very versatile and will grow in loads of different places from beds to hanging baskets. Even verticle gardens! If you want to see the variation in places that these guys will thrive in then check out our post on Top 10 DIY Strawberry Planters.