Pests and diseases

Slugs and snails Enemy number one for most vegetable growers, slugs and snails, love damp conditions and thrive in a warm, wet summer. Crops affected: Virtually any crop –snails above ground, slugs both above and below soil level. Worst affected are brassicas, carrots, potatoes, seedlings. Symptoms: Nibbled leaves and roots can be confused with other pests such as caterpillars. Look…
Perfect Polytunnels and Glorious Greenhouses- All you need for undercover

Perfect Polytunnels and Glorious Greenhouses- All you need for undercover

Shopping for a Polytunnel or Greenhouse? No problem, Kitchen Garden has a great selection to help you find the perfect cover. Premier Polytunnels With the development of new polythene covers it is possible to grow all kinds of crops and exotic plants in a Polytunnel, so it’s no surprise that these structures are gardeners’ first choice for growing undercover. Many…

Share your patch with wildlife and you’ll both reap the benefits

We are all aware of the increasing need to incorporate areas for wildlife in our gardens and green spaces for the greater good and this needn’t be a choice between having a wild, nettle laden area or maintained lawns and borders. You can provide for wildlife in all ways including vegetable patches as the benefit gardeners can gain from sharing…

Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks

Here are our favourite gardening products for June, chosen for their quality, effectiveness and value for money BEST BUY SLUG X – SLUG TRAP Made from recycled polypropylene, this Slug X trap attracts slug and snails with beer as bait. It has three ‘drowning’ wells and is portable – it does not need to be semi-buried. GARDENING NATURALLYwww.gardening-naturally.comTEL: 01285 760505PRODUCT…