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last of the parsnips

Tipped out the last tub of parsnips today. After topping and tailing this lot weighed in at just over 1.4kg (3 pounds+). Not my best yiel…

Started by Colin Robinson

1 Feb 26, 2016
Reply by Natalia Lopes

Potatoes in a Dust Bin

hello I am new to this excellent web site and this will be my first post. My wife was talking the other day about the rising price of veg w…

Started by Tony

7 Jun 23, 2013

carrots in flower buckets

I grow nearly all my carrots in containers now and am especially fond of the black flower buckets from supermarkets. Anyway, my wife wanted…

Started by Colin Robinson

4 Jul 22, 2012
Reply by Caro

radishes in plastic tubs

If anyone wants a quick and easy crop to grow in a small space try radishes. These are grown in a small supermarket plastic produce tray ab…

Started by Colin Robinson

2 May 8, 2012
Reply by Caro

new season

Things are starting to get busy now with lots of container crops making great strides in this sunny weather. Currently I have potatoes, oni…

Started by Colin Robinson

7 May 2, 2012
Reply by samm

Easy Vertical Vegetable Growing!

I have been container growing for many years now and I love vertical gardening. It is such a great way to grow plants and it looks great! C…

Started by Yasmin Newell

5 Apr 7, 2012
Reply by Caroline Holding

growing potatoes in sacks

I've never done this before...   I started chitting with a view to planting out half way through march in those sack, but i met someone the…

Started by Caroline Holding

16 Apr 4, 2012
Reply by samm

containers and watering

Last year I started growing some asparagus and an artichoke in my little front garden, I was delighted to discover unless it was ridiculous…

Started by Caroline Holding

1 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Colin Robinson

onions in containers

Earlier this year I got hold of some old supermarket produce trays and thought they would be excellent for growing stuff. They are about 22…

Started by Colin Robinson

3 Aug 20, 2011
Reply by Colin Robinson

124 and counting

I'm not sure I should be in this group as it says it's for people growing food without a garden. I do have a garden but I also grow lots of…

Started by Colin Robinson

2 Jul 18, 2011
Reply by Debi Williamson


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