Growing Fruit & Veg in Containers
Very popular at the moment, container grown fruit and veg offer even those with a tiny area the opportunity to have a grow. There are many varieties available designed specifically for containers and you can even grow fruit trees successfully like this.
A few ideas to get started with are Tomato ‘Garden Pearl’, perfect for hanging baskets, ‘Parceba’ carrots are great for pots producing globe shaped veg and ‘Cut ‘n’ Come Again’ lettuce can be grown on a window sill with leaves being picked when needed.
The Gro-Sure TomatoPlanter can be used to grow a variety of plants such as tomatoes and herbs. It is best to plant small pot grown plants into the planter, you can either grow your own from seed, or buy ready grown plants in pots. You can also sow some seeds, such as salad and root crops straight into the compost of the Gro-Sure Fruit & Vegetable Planter or grow bag.
West+ Multi Purpose Compost & 4 Month Feed enhances plant growth and consistently creates exceptional results all around the garden, promoting bigger, healthier plants and more vibrant and abundant flowers, fruit and foliage. The improved compost is much easier to rewet and encourages healthy roots and stronger plants West+ Compost is 50% lighter than standard multi-purpose making it ideal for using in hanging baskets.
The Unwins Potato Bag is specially designed to grow three seed potatoes. This will generate a substantial crop of potatoes. It’s ideal if you are new to vegetable growing and want to have a go. They are also ideal for growing carrots and parsnips. You can also grow potatoes in the Gro-Sure Potato & Veg Planter, just plant straight in.
Gro-Sure Vegetable Growing Compost is ideal for using in bags. Being rich in nutrients it helps build strong, healthy roots and feeds plants throughout the growing period.