Category: Guides

How To Store Jerusalem Artichokes?

So, you planted a few Jerusalem artichokes in your garden or allotment. Great! They grew and grew, and you were very proud. Good on you! They turned into a garden of Triffids, producing more than you could ever imagine yourself using. Congratulations! Welcome to the Jerusalem artichoke growing club. This …

How To Grow Jerusalem Artichokes?

Jerusalem artichokes are one of those “love it or hate it” vegetables. Many people love them for their delicate flavour, their versatility, the health benefits, and the ease of growing them. Other people loathe them because of their taste, their sprawling growth – and the fact that they are very …

How To Pickle Cucumbers?

Cucumbers are the best. Whether in salads, or hot food, or nestled in cocktails – who doesn’t love a cucumber? If you have a glut of cucumbers from the veg garden, or if you have an oversupply from the shop – or if you just love cucumbers and want to …

Why Are My Cucumbers Turning Yellow?

Ah, cucumbers. That gorgeous, juicy summer vegetable (is is a fruit? Or a vegetable? No one knows – and to be honest most people don’t care either!) Cucumbers are such a huge part of the summer months; whether they’re in salads or Pimm’s or both – we love them! Growing …

How To Stop Badgers Pooping In Your Garden

Badger poop in your garden is not only irritating, but it’s also awfully smelly! Not something you want to accidentally step in then trail into the house. Another problem with badger poop in the garden is that they tend to dig little hole in which to do their business, which …

How To Grow Bamboo In The UK {Guide & Tips}

Bamboo, that famous favourite food of Pandas, is actually a member of the grass family. They have a very striking look, with their distinctive stems and their frondy leaves, and they make a fantastic living screen or hedge, as well as being decorative and attractive as free standing plants. Bamboo …

How To Grow Alstroemeria From Cuttings?

Alstroemeria is a beautiful, striking plant that is related to the lily (in fact its common name is Peruvian Lily). Originating from South America, they produce spectacular blooms that are bursting with colour, and look attractive both as cut flowers or growing outside in the garden. The flowers range in …