Gardening and pest control

Growing herbs indoors

Growing your own food is a great way to dip a toe into self sufficiency. Even if you don’t have a garden, you can still experience growing a small amount of fresh food, and herbs is one of the best things to begin with. Buying fresh herbs from the supermarket can be expensive. You get…

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Get Free seed potatoes!

The other week I told you how to get free tomato seeds. This week I want to tell you about getting some free seed potatoes courtesy of potatoes for Schools. Unfortunately the offer is closed for this year, but you can register now ready for 2012.

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How to chit seed potatoes

You’ve probably heard the term ‘chitting’ when it comes to planting seed potatoes but do you know what chitting potatoes means or how to do it? Do you need to chit? Will your crop fail if you don’t? Do you need any special chitting equipment? This short video will talk you through the what, where,…

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How to grow tomatoes with FREE seeds!

I don’t know about you, but I’m itching to get my hands in the soil. The other day I saw clumps of snowdrops – for me, that’s a sure sign that spring is on the way and my mind turns to growing food and flowers in the garden. Fortunately, Britain On Show, are giving away…

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