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Seed saving for beginners – saving French bean seeds

Seed saving for beginners – saving French bean seeds

Saving seeds from your climbing and bush ('French') bean plants is so easy there's really no excuse not to.
Seed saving for beginners – saving tomato seeds

Seed saving for beginners – saving tomato seeds

It’s incredibly easy to save tomato seeds because the flower pollinates itself as it opens, so crosses are rare.
Seed saving for beginners – saving lettuce seeds

Seed saving for beginners – saving lettuce seeds

Lettuce is easy to save seed from, provided you have room (and a little patience)
Seed saving for beginners – saving pea seeds

Seed saving for beginners – saving pea seeds

Learn how to save seeds with our guide to the easiest crop of all - peas.
Growing cucumbers

Growing cucumbers

Indoors or outdoors, growing cucumbers is easy provided you take good care of the seedlings.
Slugs and snails: protecting seedlings with copper tape

Slugs and snails: protecting seedlings with copper tape

Protect tender plants from slugs and snails with confidence, using copper tape and bottle cloches.
Growing Globe Artichokes

Growing Globe Artichokes

Globe Artichokes are a gourmet delight, and if you haven’t ever tried one then, well, you don’t know what you’re missing.
Growing beans

Growing beans

Beans are hugely popular vegetables and very easy to grow, so there is almost sure to be a bean out there that will be perfect for your garden.
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.
Seed saving – introduction

Seed saving – introduction

Saving seed can give you better germination, healthier plants and save you money. What are you waiting for?
Making biodegradable paper pots

Making biodegradable paper pots

How to make biodegradable pots from newspaper, with no clips, staples or pot former needed.
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