Choosing the best location and position for your vegetables, fruits, and herbs is important for the health of the plant so you can grow as much food as possible for your family. Here in this blog, we focus on how gardeners can select and prepare their gardens to ensure maximum grow your own success.
Britain Get Growing – Guide to Gardening and Planting Equipment
At British Garden Centres we want to encourage everyone to try gardening, you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy gardening, gardening can be enjoyed by everyone. We thought we’d create a guide to gardening and planting equipment.
Britain Get Growing- Grow Your Own – Carrots
Homegrown carrots are full of flavour, packed with vitamins and a grow your own favourite. They can be grown in your vegetable patch, border or container. Find out where to start in our handy ‘grow your own’ blog.
Britain Get Growing- Grow Your Own – Broad Beans
Broad beans are easy to grow and delicious, they are really versatile and can be used in salads, pasta dishes, stews and soups. Find out more in our blog!
Britain Get Growing- Grow Your Own – Onions
Onions are a kitchen staple and are both undemanding and easy to grow. You can grow onions from seed or by planting sets (immature small onion bulbs) for convenience most choose to plant onion sets. There is a huge variety to choose from, yellow onions are most widely used and we recommend ‘Sturron’ for its high yield, strong flavour and tends to store well. Red Onions tend to be sweeter and are good for salads, we recommend ‘Hyred’ or ‘Red Baron’.
Britain Get Growing: Our guide to seed potatoes
Nothing beats the feeling of growing your own spuds. Learn how to plant your potatoes now from an early summer harvest.
Britain Get Growing- Grow Your Own Tomatoes
The flavour of homegrown tomatoes straight from the vine just can’t be beaten. Tomatoes are easy to grow and produce a high yield, just a couple of plants will provide you with a delicious crop throughout the Summer. Tomatoes can be grown in the ground, in containers and in grow bags.
Britain Get Growing- Grow Your Own – Herbs
There’s nothing quite like picking homegrown herbs to add to your meal preparations, they are great in stews, casseroles, salads, soups, roasting and even in cocktails!
Britain Get Growing: Fun Grow Your Own Activities
With the School Easter holidays in a few weeks, we thought we’d put together some fun Grow Your Own activities you can do at home to keep the children entertained.
Britain Get Growing- Everything you need to make 2023 a successful growing season
Here at British Garden Centres, we are here to help you have the most successful gardening season in 2023. We are encouraging everyone to have a go at gardening this year with our new campaign ‘Get Britain Growing’.