Grow Your Own … Strawberries!

Strawberries are so easy to grow and I think, one of the most rewarding crops. All you need to start with is a strawberry planter – you can buy plastic pop-up ones, or a large pot. I have grown them in an old tyre, which worked very well! There are also hanging planters, which can…

Grow your own fruit

I love to grow my own food as it is cheap, healthy, fresh and it gets me outside in the sunshine (not seen much of that recently!) What I especially like is to be able to go outside in the morning, have a look at what is ready to pick, then plan the evening meal…

Grow Your Own Fruit & Veg – Summer Update

July and August are an exciting time of year for those of us who like to grow and eat our own fruit and veg but there are a number of routine jobs to do during the summer months. Jobs to do in the kitchen garden: Water regularly! With a hot summer forecast and the odd…