Asparagus fetches high prices in the supermarkets, but why pay when you can cut your own crop straight from the garden? Growing asparagus in the UK is simple.
Basil is such a useful herb to have in the kitchen and it’s really easy to grow from seed. It can even be grown close at hand on your kitchen windowsill for the summer.
If you think beetroot is only good for boiling and pickling, it’s time to think again. Beetroot is an easy to grow vegetable ideal for beginners.
Broad Bean seeds are cheap, easy to handle and simple to germinate. All in all, the perfect vegetable crop for beginners or growing with children.
Grown through summer for harvest in autumn, easy to grow butternut squash are a valuable crop for use through the winter months.
Carrots are an easy and rewarding crop to grow, great for encouraging children to eat their vegetables! With so many varieties available, they are suitable for gardens of any size.
Even though it’s cold outside, January and February are the perfect months to turn up the heat and start sowing some fiery chilli peppers!
Courgettes are easy to grow vegetable plants that crop prolifically through summer and into early autumn.
Each one of us has at some point sprinkled cress seed on a piece of wet tissue paper and waited to see what happens.
Growing cucumber plants is really quite easy once you understand that there are two main types available, and these need different treatment to produce a good crop.
Garlic is best planted between November and April although you will generally get a bigger and better crop if you plant it in the autumn.
There's nothing like the taste of herbs picked fresh from your own garden! They're so easy to grow, whether in beds, borders, containers or on windowsills.
Mushroom growing may seem complicated but our dowels, spawn and complete growing kits all provide full instructions and everything you will need to grow your own mushrooms.
This unusual member of the Oxalis family has long been grown in the Andes for its nutritionally rich tubers with a tangy lemon flavour that becomes nuttier once cooked.
It's surprising how many recipes call for an onion, and French cuisine positively relies upon the milder flavour of the shallot, so it's well worth growing your own supply.
Parsnips are definitely making a comeback in the vegetable garden, and once sown they will virtually look after themselves..
Fresh peas picked straight from the garden are a revelation! Once you’ve tasted how sweet they really taste, you’ll never want to eat frozen peas again.
What could be more satisfying than the fresh flavour of home grown potatoes? Follow our easy 'how to' guide to find out how to grow potatoes in your garden.
Sweet potatoes are traditionally grown in warmer climates but don’t be put off. New, hardier cultivars mean that now you can grow sweet potatoes in the UK.
Blight is a destructive fungal disease that is caused by spores of Phytophthora infestans which are spread by the wind and may also contaminate potato tubers in the soil.
These magnificent autumn vegetables are so easily forgotten. Read our pumpkin growing guide to learn just how simple it is to grow your own pumpkins.
For many gardeners, the summer just isn’t complete without a delicious crop of tender Runner Beans. They are such a productive crop and really easy to grow.
An easy to grow crop that can usually be harvested in a relatively short amount of time, spring onions are a salad staple and firm favourite with our customers.
Sweetcorn is easier to produce than most people would imagine, only requiring a bit of room to grow and anchor those tall stems that are a familiar sight in farmers’ fields these days.
You can’t rival the flavour of a fresh home-grown tomato straight from the vine. Tomatoes can easily be grown from either seed or plug plants and they are ideal for gardens of any size.
You don’t need a river or stream running through your garden to grow watercress. You don’t even need a garden to grow it...
Pick them too soon and they may taste terrible; leave them too late and they are past their best! So how do you know if your crops fruit and vegetables are ripe yet?