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|How To Grow Granadillas58|
The fruits of the granadilla (also known as passionfruit) are born on vines that climb via tendrils - this fruit will look spectacular when grown in your garden, and it tastes delicious too!
|How to plant vegetables in pots44|
Grow edible plants anywhere with enough sunlight
|How to Grow Tomatoes33|
Growing tomatoes isn't rocket science, so why not give it a go?
|Tips for Removing & Getting Rid of Weeds27|
Weeds are often seen as the enemy by gardeners and they can certainly cause hard work. But they are essential to the health of soils. They prevent erosion, preserve soil fertility and moisture, and in nature, bare earth is first healed by colonising weeds. But it is still annoying when all the bare earth in your vegetable patch is overcome by weeds.
Herbs are so useful and growing them can be simple and easy to manage. Here are some tips for planting your own herbs.
|Making Your Own Compost12|
When you make a compost heap, you are doing what nature does all the time – turning the remains of dead plants into food for yet more plants. The rate of breakdown, however, can be accelerated by the best composting techniques. Many proprietary compost bins are available, or you can build your own.
|How to Grow Strawberries9|
Learn the healing powers of strawberries and find the best ways to grow them
|Creating a vegetable patch9|
There’s nothing like the taste of fresh vegetables, just pulled from the earth or picked from the vine. A vegetable patch gives you the convenience of having instant produce to hand, and, by growing your own, you can minimise or avoid the use of pesticides or manufactured fertilisers.That’s good for your health and good for the environment. And if you plan carefully, it’s possible to have fresh vegetables all year.
|How to Grow Blueberries8|
In the wild, blueberries grow in acid, moorland soil. In the garden they need a moist, peaty, very acid soil and an open, sunny position. If your soil is limey, grow the bushes in pots of acid compost. The cultivated blueberry originates in America.
|How to Grow Artichokes6|
History has not recorded the adventurous gourmet who discovered that the base of the flower scales of the thistle-like globe artichoke – and the base of the flowers – could be eaten. It was a fine discovery, for their delicate yet unmistakable flavour makes artichokes one of the most prized of all garden vegetables. They are not only delicious but also strikingly beautiful, their silvery grey leaves providing a perfect foil for summer flowers. For this reason, they are often grown in herbaceous borders.
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