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Growing oyster mushrooms at home

Growing oyster mushrooms at home

Grow your own oyster mushrooms with just straw, a plastic bag and mushroom spawn
Growing shiitake mushrooms

Growing shiitake mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are delicious but really expensive. However, with just a little effort and some patience you can easily grow your own at home. Growing shiitake mushrooms needs little in the way of materials...
Growing Aubergines

Growing Aubergines

Aubergines are tricky in the UK but can be successful if grown under cover. They should be started early, and pampered!
Growing Courgettes

Growing Courgettes

Courgettes are definitely a member of the ‘Most Awaited Crops’ group in the UK and can give you a harvest from June right through to the first frost - and even longer under cover.
Growing cucumbers

Growing cucumbers

Indoors or outdoors, growing cucumbers is easy provided you take good care of the seedlings.
Growing Chard

Growing Chard

Easy to grow and easy to cook, the lowly chard - while not perhaps the most exciting vegetable in the garden - is definitely one of the most reliable.
Tomato tar – yellow on the skin, green on your towels

Tomato tar – yellow on the skin, green on your towels

Learn how to remove tomato tar, the tacky yellow powder that comes off tomato plants and leaves green stains on fabric.
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