Garden peas are one of the most popular types of vegetables in the UK, as they’re nutritious and very versatile. You may be tempted to try growing your own peas this year as they’re very easy to look after. Peas are the
Vegetables May is the ideal time to sow some delicious veggies. The RHS site says: Sow French beans, runner beans, squash, cucumbers and pumpkin seeds directly into prepared beds outside. Be alert to late frosts (for which a covering of horticultural fleece
Bedding plants are a way to temporarily decorate your garden with seasonal flowers. You can grow bedding plants from seeds or purchase them already grown in pots ready for planting. But when do you plant out bedding plants? Here’s Sunday Gardener and
It contains seaweed extract which makes it perfect for not only tomatoes but also vegetables and flower pot plants. Alan pointed out that the product even has a measure at the top to dilute the food into your watering can. He said:
The best time to plant leeks outside is between May and the end of July. The RHS site advises: “For a bumper crop of leeks, improve the growing site by digging in plenty of garden compost or well-rotted manure, ideally in autumn.
How do you grow aloe vera? Aloe vera can be grown as a houseplant indoors, or it can be grown outside in the warmer seasons. According to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) website, to grow aloes in containers, cactus compost works well.
BBC Gardeners’ World had to be rescheduled last week due to the death of HRH Prince Philip. The show aired at 8pm on April 10 and saw Monty Don return with a plethora of gardening tricks and tips. On the show, Monty
And in a bizarre twist, the spokesman for Iran’s atomic energy organisation has apparently sustained serious injuries after slipping and falling during a visit to the site to inspect the damage which had been caused. Iranian authorities have described yesterday’s incident as
“One of the things it’s good for is watering. “You want to be able to get plenty of water from the top and it’s quite a good idea every spring to give it a mulch of compost. “Scrape away an inch or
EU vaccines tsar Thierry Breton said the Anglo-Swedish firm had confirmed it would send six million doses to the bloc every month from its Halix plant in Leiden. The factory has been at the centre of the cross-Channel jabs war because the