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For delicious rhubarb from January to April try forcing rhubarb from November time. Follow our simple and quick guide below to extend the rhubarb season in your garden.
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Broad Beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. You can eat the fresh shoots in salads, add them to stir fires or let the plants develop and produce a healthy crop of pods full of delicious sweet beans.
Broad beans are hardy and can either be...
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Bear in mind that each set (mini onion bulb) will swell and grow into a bulb up to the size of a tennis ball, so you need to leave plenty of room between each one. Plant them with 10cm (4inches) or more between each bulb and when growing in rows leav...
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Potatoes don’t need to be grown in the vegetable garden. If you are short of garden space they can be easily grown in large containers, a Gro-Sure Potato & Veg Planter or an Unwins Potato Bag.
Whatever you choose it nee...
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Thers no need to stop harvesting home grown crops just because its winter. You can actually sprout many edible seeds all year round and over the winter these tiny sprouts are a vital and tasty source of essential vitamins, nutrients and minerals.
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For the tastiest tomatoes grow your own. Choosing seed gives you greater control over what you grow, as there are dozens of varieties to choose from.
As a general rule greenhouse tomatoes can be sown from January as they will not be planted outside...
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Tomatoes are a fantastic crop to grow, but need a little care and attention, these plants may be more demanding than some others but the results are worth it.
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There’s nothing nicer than your own fresh herbs to add to summer salads and stir-fries. Herbs are very easy to grow from seed, especially in summer when they are quick to germinate. Choose the Unwins Kitchen Garden Herb Kit for great results. I...
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When space it at a premium in the garden, but you want to grow vegetables, it makes sense to grow things that taste better fresh from the garden and are expensive to buy in the shops.
Asparagus really fits the bill, what’s more it is easy to g...
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Citrus plants have exacting demands and need a quality compost that caters for their needs. Choose Westland Citrus Compost: it is slightly acidic, so it is perfect for Citrus plants. It also contains loam, which has the capacity to absorb nutrie...
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