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Grow Yourself Healthy 2011

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
Last year, Gardeners' World magazine ran a campaign called Grow Yourself Healthy, encouraging readers to grow their own fruit and veg. The campaign was so successful we're bringing it back... Continue reading...
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Growing herbs

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
If I only had one container or window box, I would fill it with herbs. Fresh herbs are a joy to cook with, they smell good, their flowers are loved by bees... Continue reading...
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Changing soil in greenhouse borders

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
I must confess that I don't refresh the soil in my greenhouse as often as I should (or as often as I might be heard to advise if, say, I was asked the question on Gardeners' Question Time...) Continue reading...
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Eating weeds

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
A weed is just a plant growing in the wrong place, and in my garden ... the more green leafy weeds in my plot the better... Continue reading...
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Growing tomatoes: best tomatoes for flavour

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
This year I'm determined to only grow one variety of tomato. This is because my garden was overrun with tomato plants last year and I couldn't get onto my patio for growing bags... Continue reading...
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Growing orange trees

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
I recently spent a few days in Barcelona. The orange trees growing in its streets were laden with fruit and looked stunning in the February sunshine. Continue reading...
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Leggy seedlings

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
... I'm fighting long, leggy seedlings, which have become etiolated as a result of the low light levels... Continue reading...
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Sowing seeds

By Kate Bradbury in Grow & eat
Last year I sowed all my seeds in the first week of January, eager to get my brand new garden off to a flying start. Continue reading...
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Growing cress

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
I love growing cress. The seed is ridiculously cheap, and incredibly quick to germinate. And, of course, growing cress is a great way of introducing children to the pleasures of gardening. Continue reading...
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Sowing seed indoors

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Once again it poured with rain at the weekend, so my heavy clay soil was too wet to be worked. Instead, I made for the greenhouse, to do a spot of cleaning. Continue reading...
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