Britain's best guide to growing your own fruit and veg
Author: Steve Ott
Steve Ott is editor of Kitchen Garden magazine and started his career as a professional grower, producing everything from cut flowers to vegetables. He has been growing fruit and veg all his life and spends most of his spare time in his garden in the East Midlands. He loves to experiment with crops and varieties he has never grown before and when he isn’t gardening is to be found out in the countryside bird watching and walking his dog Ted.
Over 60 of the UK’s leading artists have donated works to be auctioned online from Saturday 15th – Sunday 30th May 2021 to raise vital funds for Horatio’s Garden, a charity that supports patients, their loved ones and NHS staff affected by spinal injury through creating and nurturing beautiful, accessible, therapeutic gardens in NHS spinal injury centres. There are five…
During lockdown many Britons turned to gardening with new-found – or renewed – enthusiasm. Now that coronavirus restrictions are easing in the UK, celebrity gardener and patron of the charity Send a Cow, Toby Buckland, is encouraging us to pay back what we’ve gained from our green spaces this past year – by helping people in Africa who are still at risk in the pandemic, and who are also on the frontline of the climate crisis.
He’s suggesting sponsored garden campouts and other fundraising activities in our back or front gardens, or…
It’s National Gardening Week from 26th April – 2nd May. Enjoy a great day out at Blenheim Palace and discover its magical mix of ancient woodland, lakes, formal gardens and ‘Capability’ Brown-landscaped parkland.
This year the Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site has also created a series of outdoor route options for visitors to explore as well as a new audio…
Stunning private estate to welcome visitors this June in support of national charity Horatio’s Garden
Longford Castle, the private ancestral seat of the Radnor family for over 300 years, built byElizabeth I chief lady-in-waiting, will be opening its spectacular gardens to the public onSunday 6th June from 2pm – 5pm in support of national charity, Horatio’s Garden.
The charity’s patron,…
World Record Breaking Insect Hotel Planned For Cornwall
Survival Skills; Foraging; Assault Courses; even Wild Feasting. It’s all happening at The Lost Gardens of Heligan this May Half Term, Saturday 29 May until Sunday 6 June when the Heligan team invite visitors to rediscover their Wild Side, restore their survival skills and enjoy a week of much needed outdoor play…
Friday 15th January – Sunday 28th February 2021
The Garden House in Devon is to offer snowdrop lovers across the UK a chance to enjoy one of nature’s most spectacular displays of snowdrops at their first ever Virtual Snowdrop Festival – providing daily treat and a welcome relief from lockdown.
Following the increasing severity of the pandemic, the team had…
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