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How to plan a vegetable garden

How to plan a vegetable garden

No doubt most of you have your gardens all beautifully prepared for the Spring and are raring to go but there may be some of you who are looking at expanding … Read more

By Andrew
02.02.2022

Starting seeds early in the season

Starting seeds early in the season

As we are probably all itching to begin the growing season, I thought it might be helpful to talk about starting seeds off early and how to give the best chance … Read more

By Andrew
26.01.2022

How to plant a bare root hedge

How to plant a bare root hedge

I'm not sure what the weather is like where you are but it has been dry in the Quickcrop garden for the last week which means the soil is dry enough to work. As … Read more

By Andrew
26.01.2022

The January vegetable garden

The January vegetable garden

Well, here we go again, another new year and another new season beginning in the vegetable garden! I really do love the fresh start a new season brings. Past blu … Read more

By Andrew
25.01.2022

Cabbage Spring

Cabbage Spring

Recommended Varieties: Hispi F1 Where to grow: Cabbage needs a fertile moisture retentive soil with good drainage. The cabbages will remain in the … Read more

10.11.2021

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts

'Brigitte F1' has to be the best and most reliable brussels sprout variety with fantastic results every time. We recommend using an F1 hybrid sprout like Brig … Read more

10.11.2021

How To Grow Swede

How To Grow Swede

Swede is one of the easiest vegetables to grow and is well-suited to the novice gardener. They also crop over a very long time because they can be left in the … Read more

10.11.2021

How To Grow Broad Beans

How To Grow Broad Beans

The variety of broad bean seedling we grow in our nursery is Witkeim Manita. They are a quick and easy cropper. Site & Soil Broad beans grow best i … Read more

10.11.2021

How To Grow Kale (Italian)

How To Grow Kale (Italian)

'Cavolo Nero' or 'Nero Di Toscana' is the only kale grown in Italy, simply because it is by far the best tasting kale. Its large strap like leaves are fantast … Read more

10.11.2021

How To Grow Tomatoes

How To Grow Tomatoes

How to grow your own tomatoes. A complete how to guide on growing tomatoes, including what are the best varieties to grow in our climate as well as when and wh … Read more

10.11.2021

How To Grow Courgettes

How To Grow Courgettes

Courgettes are easy to grow with two plants producing ample courgettes for most families. Courgettes are best picked small for best flavour, these plants are … Read more

10.11.2021

How To Grow Pumpkins

How To Grow Pumpkins

Kids and growing pumpkins go together. Especially at Halloween. The carved pumpkin outside the front door or being carried house to house as a lantern is an es … Read more

10.11.2021