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- Perfect patio fruit
Enjoy the virtues of patio fruit- growing top fruit on your plot, sun-ripened and satisfying to harvest.
- Jobs in the garden over Easter
The forecast for the Easter weekend is good. Clear and warm it's perfect for enjoying time busying with your favourite crops.
- The virtues of shallots
Many a fine diner scans the menu for shallot-based dishes on account of the unique flavour they have to offer. Top chefs love working with them; whatever the variety.
- Grow potatoes at home for the reward of digging up your own treasure
See how to grow potatoes at home- you don't need a garden either if you grow them in sacks. Home-grown potatoes are full of flavour, smell great and save you in the long-run
- Plant now for early vegetables
Plant these tasty vegetables now in the autumn and enjoy fresh tasty greens from as early as this December and into the new year.
- Know your onions- When is the best time to plant
I’ve spoken to many a home-grower in my time about growing onions and the jury is well and truly out regarding when it’s best to plant your sets. But here at Marshalls we’re here to help.
- The circle of life - recycle old plants and bring in the new
Learn how to revamp the soft fruit on your plot whether it's a kitchen garden or full-sized allotment through renovation or replacement. We let you know what you should do with old and tired soft fruit.
- Troubleshooting snowy weather
Snow and wintry weather doesn't affect us often in this country but when it does it can take you and your crops by surprise. Here are some tips on limiting the damage that snow does on your plot
- The Good Life in January
Is this the year for you to start living the Good Life? You don’t have to go as extreme as the sitcom-renowned Tom and Barbara in their Surbiton home but there are some aspects you can take on board. I, for one, am going to embark on a bit of home-growing this year and practice what I preach.
- 3 things you can do about the vegetable & salad shortage
Supermarket giants are rationing firm favourites like broccoli & iceberg lettuces as recent bad weather in Spain, Greece and Turkey has caused a shortage of vital vegetables in 2017.