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The 'How and Why' of Attracting more bees to our Vegetable Gardens

The 'How and Why' of Attracting more bees to our Vegetable Gardens

Bees are essential pollinators, responsible for about one-third of the food we eat. Unfortunately, bee populations are declining due to habitat loss, pesticides, and climate change. Discover how and why...
Sarah Talbot
Top 5 Edible Flowers You Can Grow in Containers

Top 5 Edible Flowers You Can Grow in Containers

Gardening isn’t just about growing vegetables and herbs; edible flowers are a delightful and colourful addition to your garden. They not only beautify your space and attract pollinators but also...
Sarah Talbot
beetroot - the best way to grow beetroot

How to Grow Beetroot - from sowing seeds to harvesting

Growing Beetroot Beetroot are easy to grow and ideal for anyone new to vegetable gardening. Most people think of it as a pickled salad vegetable. The young leaves can be...
Sarah Talbot
Beginners Guide to Growing an Edible Container Garden

Beginners Guide to Growing an Edible Container Garden

Container gardening tips.  Find out how to grow your own food all summer long on a balcony or patio. From salads to tomatoes this is how to start a mini vegetable...
Sarah Talbot
Do I need Plant Protection in my garden?

Do I need Plant Protection in my garden?

A perennial question for gardeners is whether to cover their precious vegetable or fruit garden. It's a decision that can significantly impact the health and yield of your crops and...
Sarah Talbot
The Ultimate Guide to Growing French Beans in Containers (Dwarf & Climbing)

The Ultimate Guide to Growing French Beans in Containers (Dwarf & Climbing)

French beans come in either dwarf or climbing varieties and are the perfect choice for small space growers to grow beans from seed on a balcony, patio or roof terrace. ...
Sarah Talbot
How to Freeze Rhubarb (do you need to blanch it?)

How to Freeze Rhubarb (do you need to blanch it?)

If you are growing your own rhubarb then chances are you might get a glut.  Luckily rhubarb is easy to freeze.  Discover if you have to blanch rhubarb to freeze...
Sarah Talbot
A Guide to Growing tomatoes in pots and planters

A Guide to Growing tomatoes in pots and planters

Tomatoes are one of the most rewarding things to grow, because they taste so delicious when freshly picked, you'll never want to eat a supermarket tomato again.so here is our...
Nicola Wallis
Haxnicks gardening advice how to grow rhubarb the best way

Beginners Guide to Growing Rhubarb Crowns or Seeds

Discover how to grow rhubarb from seed or rhubarb crowns.  All you need to know from when and where to plant it to how to force and harvest it.
Sarah Talbot
Growing Jalapenos in Pots: A Guide for UK Gardeners

Growing Jalapenos in Pots: A Guide for UK Gardeners

Your guide to growing jalapenos in pots in the UK. Growing jalapenos chillies from seed in pots and containers is not only possible but also incredibly rewarding. Click through to get...
Sarah Talbot
Haxnicks Gardening blog Three Sisters mound with sweetcorn, beans, squash

3 Vegetable Plants to Always Plant Together - Three Sister's Planting

What is the Three Sisters Planting Method? The Three Sisters Planting Method is an ancient practice dating back to almost three hundred years ago. Native American tribes such as the...
Nicola Wallis
haxnicks- how to garden with no digging- no dig method of gardening- gardening with no spade

Is the 'No Dig' method of gardening right for me?

What is No Dig? Put simply ‘No dig’ is exactly that - a means of gardening without digging over the plot each year. It is a a gardening method that...
Sarah Talbot