Garden & Allotment Blog

Chilli Growing

Chilli Growing

Posted by Alix Francis on 22nd Jan 2019

Add a little kick to your dishes from growing your own chillies. Home grown chilli peppers have radiant colours, amazing textures and lots of flavour! You can buy a variety … read more
How to Grow Asparagus

How to Grow Asparagus

Posted by Alix Francis on 14th Jan 2019

Asparagus Is a fairly easy to grow perennial vegetable that thrives well in sunny, undisturbed, maintained sites.You can either grow asparagus in well-drained soil or raised beds, as long as they’re … read more
Growing Onions

Growing Onions

Posted by Alix Francis on 9th Jan 2019

One of the easiest crops to grow and the most featured ingredient in recipes around the world. Onions are usually grown from baby onions which are called ‘sets’ however onion seeds are available.If y … read more
​Growing vegetables in a greenhouse for beginners

​Growing vegetables in a greenhouse for beginners

Posted by Alix Francis on 15th Aug 2017

It’s exciting when you begin to explore the opportunities that are available for growing plants or vegetables in a greenhouse.Whether you have toyed with the idea or you’re ready to jump in and sta … read more
Growing Broad Beans

Growing Broad Beans

Posted by Claire, Purple Sweetpea on 13th Apr 2017

Broad beans are another one of my favourite crops to grow; before we had an allotment I don’t think we even had broad beans in our diets. Now though we use them for hummus, bean salads, and we also … read more