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- 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.
- Three simple ways to replenish your soil the natural way
Here are our three top tips to getting a soil worth its weight in gold
- 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.
- 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.
- Protecting your garden during the heat wave and water shortage
The UK is seeing hot weather and a drought in places so extreme that farmers can't meet demands on the lettuces, cabbages and cereals we depend on.
- Create a Patio Bowl Pond
With our Patio Bowl Collection you can easily introduce a water feature in to your garden. This easy to follow guide will show you how to create your own garden water feature.
- Jobs in the garden over Easter
Want to work up an appetite for Easter holiday? Or indeed work off the dinner on Sunday and Monday? Get onto the plot, get some fresh air and enjoy starting the growing season in earnest.
- 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
- Grow-your-own Strawberries
Save yourself the headache of strawberry shortfalls in the chaos of uncertainty. Nationwide Strawberry farms are in turmoil as a 20% shortfall in migrant workers becomes a reality.