Preparing to grow

More and more people are starting to appreciate the benefits of growing their own fresh fruit and veg and are seeking out their own patch to do just that. Learning to grow your own is not as daunting as it may first seem. Home-grown produce is not just fresher than anything you’ll find in the shops, in growing it you’ll…
Digging the easy way

Digging the easy way

We look at some simple ways to take the hard work out of soil cultivation. With the rise in no-dig gardening the annual winter dig has been going out of style lately, yet for many gardeners this task marks the transition from the last harvests of autumn to the long winter months ahead. It’s when most tidy and prepare for…
How green is your garden?

How green is your garden?

Gardening can have a really positive impact on the environment. Here green gardener Becky Dickinson shares some eco-friendly tips. When it comes to protecting the planet, gardening is up there with walking instead of driving, turning off the lights and putting out the recycling. So if you grow your own food, you’ve already notched up a fair few brownie points…

Hoes

Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks for May. This month the KG team has been trying out a variety of hoes BEST BUY MULTI-CHANGE® PUSH-PULL WEEDER This weeder has a wavy dual edge blade which you move backwards and forwards. The push movement traps the weeds and then the pull movement cuts through the weeds just below the level…