Vegetable Gardening

SylvaGrow Tomato tips

Five tips for growing tomatoes

2022-05-17
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This British Tomato Fortnight, our technical manager Vicki Wright shares her tips for top-notch tomatoes…   Home-grown tomatoes are a delicious and rewarding crop to grow for the summer. And whether you grow them undercover, in pots, or in the ground – there’s a few key things to remember to ensure your salads, sandwiches and sauces…

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10 autumn garden jobs

2021-09-08
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Gloves and wellies at the ready! Here’s our top ten jobs to be getting on with in the autumn garden or allotment…   1. Sow autumn leaves It’s not too late to sow crops such as Chinese mustard, mizuna and American land cress for salad leaves. And they can easily be grown in containers. Find…

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Sustainable tips for your garden and allotment

2021-08-03
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August’s National Allotment Week focussed on how allotments could contribute to a sustainable future. Here, we offer five ways you can save precious natural rescources on your plot   Save water Drier springs and hotter summers have meant it’s even more important to find a more sustainable way to preserve water. It’s estimated the average…

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Four Frosty Gardening Projects

2020-12-03
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Gardening year at an end? Melcourt technical director Catherine Dawson shows you there’s still plenty of garden jobs to dig into this December Winter approaches. A season of calm in the garden. A time to put the flower beds to bed and batten down the hatches. But when the weather is mild and you have…

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