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Veg Gardening and climate change

24. March 2012

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Veg Gardening and climate change

This guest post has been written by Peter Kearney who created and runs the excellent City Food Growers web-site from Brisbane in Australia. Peter uses his horticultural knowledge and practical experience to explain how vegetable gardens can adapt to changing temperatures and unpredictable weather. Being in tune with your local climate is one of most […]

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Capital Growth for Urban Food Growing

26. January 2012

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Capital Growth are  on target to have 2012 grow your own spaces in London by the end of this year.They have just announced an impressive number of workshops to help reach this target.Courses include Organis Gardening and Gardening for Schools at four training sites  – click on the link for further details: North London -The Regents Park, […]

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Xmas last minute gift for gardeners

24. December 2011

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GrowVeg.com gift certificates are the perfect gift for any gardener with a vegetable patch. Each gift certificate gives a one or two year subscription to our online Garden Planner – the interactive way to plan a vegetable garden, giving access to: Garden Plans: Quickly produce garden plans and change the layout Growing information: Just click […]

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Veg growing season extends

10. November 2011

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Allotments, kitchen gardens and veg patches in the UK now start their growing season earlier and finish much later . Even crops that are traditionally grown under cover can find themselves outside in the fresh air.Far more tomatoes crop reliably outdoors and melons too are coming out of the glasshouse. Seed catalogues already provide kitchen gardeners with a […]

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iPad veg garden planner

9. November 2011

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A new iPad App is launching soon to make planning your vegetable garden even more enjoyable – and easy! Garden Plan Pro  is the fastest way to plan a productive vegetable, herb or fruit garden and achieve your best ever harvest. Designed by the makers of the award-winning garden planner, currently used by over 100,000 global gardeners with data […]

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RHS Great Veg challenge

11. October 2011

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The RHS Grow Your Own campaign encourages everyone to grow their own fruit and vegetables at home . They are keen to hear how they can develop their existing  information and services by inviting everyone to complete an Online survey: spend a few minutes filling in our online Grow Your Own survey before 20 October 2011 to win a £50 voucher […]

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River Cottage Veg Every Day

29. August 2011

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Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, my favourite culinary guru and renowned grow your own advocate, is launching a new book that encourages vegetable eating. He confirms that this is not just good for our bodies but also much better for the planet: “How can we eat really well every day without contributing to global warming, the suffering of animals or the […]

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B&Q vertical garden goes sky high

25. May 2011

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B&Q vertical garden goes sky high

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1390415/Gold-standard-Edible-garden-takes-prize-Chelsea-Flower-Show.html?ito=feeds-newsxml Food for thought? This amazing edible garden brimming with fruit and vegetables caught the judges attention at The Chelsea Flower Show and shows just how home grown produce can be produced in the smallest of urban spaces. Apart from providing home grown food and reducing our air miles , there are a host of […]

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Great RHS Veg Challenge

30. April 2011

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Great RHS Veg Challenge

All over the UK gardeners are busy planting seeds, veg plants and getting excited about the prospect of looking after and harvesting their plants over the next few months. It has been a great start to the growing season this year with record sunshine and warmth – lets just pray for some rain in the […]

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Rocket Garden veggies

3. April 2011

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Rocket Garden veggies

I am busy planting seeds now the weather is warmer and the days are longer  – all great fun but with mixed results so check out these ready made vegetable plants from Rocket Gardens in Cornwall if you have neither the time or inclination to wait for seeds to germinate. A Rocket Garden is a […]

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