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What to do with compost: making your own potting soil mix

What to do with compost: making your own potting soil mix

Home made compost is too rich and heavy for potting up plants and seedlings, but you can blend it to make an ideal potting compost.
Growing Figs

Growing Figs

Fig trees can actually be grown in the UK with no problem - in fact, we've been growing figs since the Romans first introduced them.
Growing peas

Growing peas

Peas are one of the vegetable grower’s favourite plants. Easy and fun to grow, it’s well worth making room for some.
Making biodegradable paper pots

Making biodegradable paper pots

How to make biodegradable pots from newspaper, with no clips, staples or pot former needed.
Growing in a back yard plot

Growing in a back yard plot

You don’t need to have a 'proper' vegetable garden to grow your own food - just access to light.
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