Want to grow your own courgettes at home but not sure where to begin? Our how-to guides and expert recommendations will help to get you started. Easy to grow, nutritious and versatile, there are many varieties of courgette to choose from.

Whether growing in containers or a veg patch, read our article on how to grow courgettes to learn how to care for your plants, then browse our wide range of pumpkin, squash and courgette seeds for inspiration. Or if you're looking for the best way to use up a glut, check out our courgette recipe category.

Courgettes are a versatile and nutritious addition to both savoury and sweet dishes. Read on to find out how, when and where to grow your own courgettes.

Get your kids into gardening with our easy guide to growing courgettes from seed. Download our free pdf guide, designed especially for children.

Overcome these common courgette problems and ditch shop-bought veg for good. Learn how to maximise your harvest and choose the best varieties for your garden.

Marrows, courgettes and squashes produce good crops of vegetables that store well over the winter. Check out our definitive guide to raising these versatile veggies from seed.

If you want to grow low-maintenance veggies, look no further! Our guest writer shares his favourite varieties of courgettes, cucumbers and cucamelons, plus ideas for how to use them.

This summer salad with a twist is a great way of using up allotment produce. Serve it on its own or as a healthy and flavoursome accompaniment to a BBQ.

Your homegrown courgettes can take centre stage with this luxurious pasta dish that combines bacon, eggs and crème fraîche for a show-stopping evening meal.

Make the most of a successful courgette harvest with this intensely-flavoured, vegetarian quiche that features two types of cheese. Perfect for summer meals in the garden.

Enhance the flavour of grilled or bbq courgettes with the addition of lemon, garlic and herbs in a buttery sauce. This versatile side dish can be served with almost anything!

It’s easy to find yourself with a glut of courgettes after a successful growing season. Turn it to your advantage with this indulgently creamy soup.

Browse our wide range of pumpkin, squash and courgette seeds and choose your favourite varieties to grow at home - all you need is a sunny spot and well-drained soil.

In a hurry to get harvesting? Check out our range of ready potted courgette plants and large plugs to get your growing season off to a flying start!

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