Grow your own fresh, local, seasonal, and organic vegetables with this beginner's course in association with Garden Organic.
Growing your own veg can tick multiple boxes: fresh, seasonal, organic, local. Not to mention extremely rewarding!
Choose your veg, work out what you need to do to grow it, and discover what it means to garden organically.
Learn about the vegetable families, and the easiest and most popular veg to grow.
The start of the season is a time to plan your plot and kick things off indoors.
Growing steps up a gear, as does the need to focus on weeds and pests.
Summer sowing, green manures, and how to survive a drought are all on the agenda.
Harvest and store the last of the main season's crop; prepare winter crops; and the keys to cultivating a healthy plot.