Vegetable Growing Blog Articles & Tutorials

The Vegetable Garden in May

The Vegetable Garden in May

I was looking back on my diary and, while we are still probably behind by a couple of weeks, this Spring is nowhere near as cold as last year where we had hard f … Read more

By Andrew
05.05.2022

Essential Garden Tools

Essential Garden Tools

As the garden is currently in the process of springing into life and we have 'work' to do, it might be a good idea to have a look at some of the essential garden … Read more

By Andrew
25.04.2022

The Vegetable Garden in April

The Vegetable Garden in April

I don't know what it has been like for you but March has been a relatively dry month in my garden which meant I was able to do a bit more outside than I normally … Read more

By Andrew
08.04.2022

Vegetable Seedling Care Guide

Vegetable Seedling Care Guide

This week I am covering seedling care and in particular, what we can do if we need to delay planting out for any reason but have seedling plants ready to go.Now … Read more

By Andrew
23.03.2022

Pest prevention in an organic garden

Pest prevention in an organic garden

It might seem a bit premature talking about pest control in mid March as we have very little in the ground but I think it is worth learning how to avoid some com … Read more

By Andrew
16.03.2022

Soil health, plant feed & pruning fruit.

Soil health, plant feed & pruning fruit.

I know I have looked at soil and plant feeds a number of times over the years but, for the benefit of new growers, I think it may be helpful to cover it again to … Read more

By Andrew
09.03.2022

The Vegetable Garden in March 2021

The Vegetable Garden in March 2021

Apologies for the lack of mail last week. Our course/video project is already in full swing and takes an astonishing amount of time. You can see the elaborate se … Read more

By Andrew
09.03.2022

Sowing & growing tomatoes

Sowing & growing tomatoes

In case you are new to vegetable growing, I feel I should point out that tomatoes need heat throughout their lifecycle, both to germinate and grow healthy seedli … Read more

By Andrew
03.03.2022

Getting the season under way

Getting the season under way

It is still early days for sowing but there are a few plants that you can start off now, especially if you are lucky enough to have a greenhouse or polytunnel. S … Read more

By Andrew
16.02.2022

Growing tips for beginners

Growing tips for beginners

Last week the blog included some tips on starting a new vegetable garden and, judging by the emails I received (thank you), a number of you found it very helpful … Read more

By Andrew
11.02.2022

How to plan a vegetable garden

How to plan a vegetable garden

No doubt most of you have your gardens all beautifully prepared for the Spring and are raring to go but there may be some of you who are looking at expanding you … Read more

By Andrew
02.02.2022