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The Veggie Patch

The Veggie Patch

Grow Your Own Italian Herbs
2 years ago

Grow Your Own Italian Herbs

Grow Your Own Italian Herbs

It’s no secret that we think the freshest ingredients are the best, our partnership with Family Mealtimes shows that, however laying your hands on great …
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Fresh Tomatoes, From Porch to Plate
2 years ago

Fresh Tomatoes, From Porch to Plate

Keen gardeners will now be enjoying the taste of their fresh tomatoes on their plate. Although it’s a little late to start growing your own this year we recommend you …
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How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too
2 years ago

How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too

Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children

This last week I’ve been stepping out into the garden a lot more as the weather has become pleasantly warm. It’s no secret that …
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The Phenomenon of the Superfood Gardener
3 years ago

The Phenomenon of the Superfood Gardener

A rising number of health conscious adults are opting to grow their own superfoods in a bid to save money and make the most of their own outdoor space, as …
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Boom in Homegrown Vegetables Due to Poor Quality Supermarket Produce
3 years ago

Boom in Homegrown Vegetables Due to Poor Quality Supermarket Produce

A poll commissioned by the City of London shows that nearly one third of British adults grow their own veggies, believing it is better for them than supermarket bought vegetables.

Many …
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Make Growing your own Veg Simple with this Interactive Guide
3 years ago

Make Growing your own Veg Simple with this Interactive Guide

Good to be Home, the digital magazine of Anglian Home Improvements, have produced an interactive vegetable growing guide that allows users to create a personalised guide based on where they …
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Gardening Jobs to do in May
4 years ago

Gardening Jobs to do in May

May is such a wonderful time for gardeners and also very busy. Finally the growth speeds up and as jobs are completed the fruits of our labour are showcased around …
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Jobs We May Have Missed this Spring
4 years ago

Jobs We May Have Missed this Spring

What We’ve Missed with an Extended Winter

Usually by February I’m dashing outside ready to take in the limited sunshine. In previous years, occasionally, February has thrown up some …
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Mixing Flowers and Veg for a Stunning Sustainable Garden
4 years ago

Mixing Flowers and Veg for a Stunning Sustainable Garden

By Martina Mercer

Many of us love the idea of having a huge vegetable patch that we can spend hours in producing food for the family, however time can be …
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Your Essential Fruit Tree Care Guide
4 years ago

Your Essential Fruit Tree Care Guide

Victoria Plum Tree (Prunus Domestica Victoria)

Best time to plant:Late winter – early spring.

Best place to plant:A sheltered, sunny spot with well-drained soil.

Pruning: Victoria Plums can be pruned …
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