Vegetable Growing Blog Articles & Tutorials

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

October 2020 in the Quickcrop Garden

October 2020 in the Quickcrop Garden

While I am not a fan of of winter I do enjoy preparing for it. There is great satisfaction in harvesting and storing crops in October, protecting … Read more

By admin
13.10.2020

Planting Bare Root Fruit in Winter

Planting Bare Root Fruit in Winter

I sometimes throw my vegetable garden a guilty look as I skip past it on my way to the fruit cage or down to look at my young apple trees. The vegetable garden, … Read more

By admin
23.10.2019

Caring for Young Fruit Trees

Caring for Young Fruit Trees

Seeing as I mentioned my new orchard in the last post I might as well add a little information on caring for new fruit trees. Getting trees established well has … Read more

By admin
29.06.2018

How to feed fruit and vegetable plants

How to feed fruit and vegetable plants

As we are coming into the main planting and sowing time I thought I would cover soil and plant feed as they are such an important part of the garden. I know I … Read more

By admin
09.05.2018

How to prune mature apple trees

How to prune mature apple trees

This article covers pruning old and neglected fruit trees, if you would like to learn how to prune younger or freshly planted trees please read 'An introducti … Read more

By admin
15.03.2018

Building a Timber Fruit Cage

Building a Timber Fruit Cage

My weekend work for the last 2 weeks has been building our new fruit cage video location. The plan, as I think I mentioned in a previous mail, is to film a new s … Read more

By admin
17.11.2017

Planting fruit in October

Planting fruit in October

Growing your own fruit has to be the easiest, most satisfying and most joyous gardening pursuit. Yes, I am delighted when I fork out some nice straight carrots o … Read more

By admin
18.10.2017

Strawberries, The Versatile Fruit

Strawberries, The Versatile Fruit

Fruit trees and bushes are planted in the garden with the intention of remaining for the long term, providing produce for many years. In return for this supply o … Read more

By admin
17.02.2016