Growing Carrots

Growing carrots is a very simple and straightforward process. Once planted, these are vegetables that simply like to be left alone to get on with the job of growing without any help or intervention from you! Like potatoes, you get earlies and main crops. You can also get short-root or long-root varieties. … Read more

A Good Pumpkin Seed Recipe

A Good Pumpkin Seed Recipe

When it comes to choosing a pumpkin seed recipe, especially with halloween just around the corner, there are a good selection of possibilities to choose from. The recipe referred to as ‘Cinnasweet’ is very popular at the moment, so I’ll show you how to make it… I should mention that pumpkin seeds … Read more

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds Getting The Most Out Of Your Pumpkin

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds Getting The Most Out Of Your Pumpkin

Have you ever wondered what you could do with all those seeds you get after emptying a pumpkin? Well, rather than just throw them away, you can actually use them. Not all seeds are useless, in fact many are highly nutritious – like the pumpkin seed, which comes with a lot of … Read more

Pumpkin Growing Can Provide a LOT of Food!

Firstly, let there be no illusion, Pumpkin growing needs space – a LOT of space! Even the smaller varieties can produce vines of significant length; therefore growing pumpkins is not a well suited task to a small garden. However, if your do have the space then pumpkin growing can provide a serious … Read more

Growing Asparagus

asparagus

Growing asparagus is not a particularly quick or easy task. However, Asparagus is a perennial plant so once established, it can go on producing food for as much as 20 years, so it is worth considering if you have a larger plot of land where you can give it an area to … Read more

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers

How to Grow Potatoes

The skill of how to grow potatoes in containers is a surprisingly simple one to learn! Great news for people restricted by the amount of growing space they have. The science of how to grow potatoes in containers is a surprisingly simple one, and thanks to this method, potatoes can be grown … Read more

Growing Peppers

Growing Peppers, compared to many other food plants, is a relatively easy process. Peppers are of the genus Capsicum. It’s a very diverse plant, and there are many varieties; from the very mild sweet peppers, and bell peppers, to the fiery hot JalapeƱo and Habanero peppers. They come in pretty much all … Read more

Growing strawberries from seeds

Growing strawberries from seeds

Growing strawberries from seeds can be a little trickier than growing them from small plants. They can take a while to germinate and tend to be slow growing. Many will only produce small fruits or small yields. You also need to forgo the crop in the first year if you want a … Read more

Growing Strawberries in Containers

Growing Strawberries in Containers

Growing strawberries can be a tiny bit more involved than growing other, more easy to grow fruits and vegetables. However, do not let that put you off. With some very minor attention to detail at the begining, you can enjoy an abundance of what I think is natures best desert! A cup … Read more

Growing Tomatoes

growing tomatoes

It’s a dead cert that anyone growing their own food will also be growing tomatoes. Tomatoes are one of the most popular growing fruits in the world. They are high in vitamin c, Vitamin A, potassium, and iron. They are also packed full of fun! Anyone who grows them, especially the children … Read more

Growing Vegetables in Containers: Which Plants Grow Best?

Growing vegetables in containers

One of the questions most frequently asked by people when they first set out growing vegetables in containers, in which vegetables are most suitable? The simplest answer is; virtually any type of vegetable or herb should fair well in a container as long as it has enough room. There are also ‘mini’ … Read more