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Grow Your Own

There is great satisfaction in re-growing veggies (also fruit!) from scraps. Following a few basic guidelines, you too can now watch as your foods regenerate themselves. Apart from the fact that you may save yourself (even small amounts of) money, it’s also fun to watch your effort turn into fine edibles for your table. Most of the following examples are not that hard to grow. So, look at our tips, roll up your sleeves and start farming your own produce, even from your kitchen! Remember to use fresh, not old

Spring is arriving and that means it is time to begin preparing for the planting of the spring vegetables. The process of growing vegetables can begin early with the sowing of seeds for both the spring and summer food harvests. At the least, the process can be started with thoughts of what may be planted when the soil is finally thawed and ready for sowing. This is the time for planning and for projects; spring is all about new beginnings and new births. To make the best of the birth

These days, we all want to grow our own food at home in order to reduce our grocery bills or to reduce the distance from soil to table, reducing your carbon foot print. But what if you live in a flat and don’t have the a garden? Well, there is a growing community of balcony growers who happily grow all their vegetables ona balcony or myriad of window sills. With limited space you need to be cleaver about how you use it and it’s best to use planting containers, like

Gardening is an amazing and very rewarding past-time, which is enjoyed by many people across the globe and by a variety of age groups. If you’re tired of just having a simple lawn, there are countless ways that you can enhance your garden. Through gardening you don’t just gain a delightful place to spend time relaxing or entertaining, but your new hobby will also keep you active. Here we give you a little insight into how to start growing flowers, vegetables or herbs at home. A good starting point is

With increasing awareness of what we should be eating as a nation, people in the UK are taking a genuine interest in what is ending up on the kitchen table, and the term ‘Grow Your Own’ is sprouting up everywhere. A leading UK garden centre chain, has seen an increase in ‘grow your own’ sales in 2009, by up to 82% compared with the same period last year, with sales of over 100,000 tomato plants in just a two month period. Many of us like to know exactly where our