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Five Herbs that like Heat

If you'd like to squeeze a few treats in with the tomatoes and cucumbers, then there are some tropical herbs that thrive in hot and humid conditions.

by Emma Cooper in Growing - 22 May 2013

What's Growing On in my Greenhouse?

Despite investing in the biggest greenhouse I could afford when I bought mine some 25 years ago I fill it to the brim every year. At 12ft by 8ft I thought its generous size would be more than adequate for my growing plans, but if I had more space I'd fill it!

by Adam Pasco in Growing - 17 May 2013

Plants for a Rainier Britain

Many of the traditional plants, flowers and vegetables that Britons are used to cultivating in our gardens and allotments are simply failing because of the changing climactic conditions that our fair isle has experienced. 

by Robert Smith in Plants - 2 May 2013

Greenhouses: Invest Today for a Brighter Tomorrow

Why a greenhouse is an investment for both today and tomorrow...

by Robert Smith in Gardening - 29 April 2013

Rooftop Farming: The Food Supply Re-modelled

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation forecasts that 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and as such, utilising urban space to create food production appears to be a no-brainer.

by Robert Smith in Growing - 26 April 2013