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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
April Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in April

April Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in April

April is a busy time of year for growing vegetables in the UK with lots of seeds, sown earlier in the year, now needing to be transplanted and others to...
Nicola Wallis
January Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in January

January Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in January

January is a quiet month in the garden as most things are dormant, yet lots of seeds can be sown now undercover on a windowsill, greenhouse, and heated propagator. Vegetables...
Nicola Wallis
Haxnicks gardening advice How to grow sweet peppers and capsicum the best way

Grow at Home - Sweet/Bell Peppers/Capsicum

What are they? The Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum) is also known as the Sweet Pepper or Capsicum and is originally native to the Americas. As its name suggests, it is...
Sarah Talbot
Choosing the Right Rootrainer

Choosing the Right Rootrainer

What are Rootrainers? Rootrainers are planting cells that have been used by professional growers for decades. Their three main advantages are: Plant roots are Air Pruned resulting in stronger healthier...
Sarah Talbot
June Planting: Fruits and vegetables to grow in June

June Planting: Fruits and vegetables to grow in June

With both air and soil temperatures climbing higher, June is the good time to sow seeds. Find out what to plant in your vegetable garden in June.
Nicola Wallis
Beginners Guide to Crop Rotation in the Vegetable Garden

Beginners Guide to Crop Rotation in the Vegetable Garden

  We are often asked about the best ways to grow vegetables and ensure the health of the soil. And the answer is Crop Rotation - one of the most important...
Sarah Talbot
February Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in February

February Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in February

February is a little early to start planting seeds but with a plant house, a greenhouse or some warm windowsills you could start your growing season now.  Check out our...
Nicola Wallis
Haxnicks recipe for gardeners the best ever home grown Chilli jam

How to Preserve Chillies & Make Chilli Jam

This easy to use 6 step chilli recipe is simple to make. Home made chilli jam is a great way to keep eating your home grown food all year.  Use...
Sarah Talbot
November Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in November

November Planting: Fruit and vegetables to plant in November

Winter gardening is more about prep for very early spring crops. Sowing in November will take the pressure off in spring.  Getting as much planted as you can in November,...
Nicola Wallis
the best way to grow chillies

Grow at Home - the best way to grow Chilli Peppers

We’ve enjoyed a bumper crop of chilli peppers this year and have dried and stored the harvest to use in oils, sauces and recipes throughout the year. If you’ve never grown...
Vicky Standing
Amazing easy left over Brussels sprouts recipe with chilli ginger and carrots

Christmas Leftovers Recipe

The quick and easy leftover recipe to make Brussel Sprouts EVERYONE will like. This east supper dish is one you will use year after year.
Sarah Talbot