Removing weeds from the vegetable patch is easily the least glamorous and time consuming job of the lot. It's not all bad news as there are plenty of ways to make it easy on yourself so you can spend more time on the fun bits of growing your own!
To increase the success of your garden and vegetable growing it is important to protect your plants from adverse weather and wildlife.
Crop rotation is good practice in a vegetable plot, helping to reduce pest and disease problems and improve yields.
Crop Rotation & Position
Practising crop rotation can be of great benefit to your allotment or kitchen garden helping to reduce disease and increase yields.
Diseases & Pests
Unfortunately, it's a fact of gardening life that your vegetable crops are not only a source of food for you and your family, but for a whole host of pests and diseases as well.
Watering your garden and vegetable plot effectively is not just beneficial to your plants but can help the environment too. Hosepipe bans are becoming a regular occurrence so make the most of your water with our useful tips and advice.
Gardening is like any hobby - there are endless tools and equipment you can buy if you have the money to invest however the list of essential equipment for gardening is actually fairly short.
Feed & Fertiliser
Feeding your plants with fertiliser is essential to make sure that they have the balanced diet they need to grow strong and healthy. You can?t rely 100% on the make-up of your soil without supplementary feeding so a bit of knowledge on the nutrients they crave goes a long way!
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Welcome to our regular Garden Blog, where we keep you up to date with all of our gardening exploits from Stephanie's Kitchen Garden.
Your gardening questions answered by our kitchen garden expert, with lots of useful advice and tips for successful growing.