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The Broad bean

As propagators and soils warm all across the country, gardeners start to think tactically about which seeds should be sown now and which...

Hot Peppers: Turn up the heat

Even though it’s cold outside things are beginning to hot up indoors as now is the perfect time of year to start sowing hot...

Free Vegetable Seeds – Free Seeds for Schools

Update as of 25/01/2011 As it was so successful, thanks everyone, we have to close our Free seeds for schools campaign. We have given away thousands...

How To Save Tomato Seeds

The tomato season is upon us and it is time to think about next years crop as well, not just enjoying the well deserved...

Growing Runner and French Beans from Seeds

Growing beans is quite easy and rewards are fantastic. Being part of a vegetarian diet, beans are getting more popular year after year. You...

Growing broad beans – Overwintering

Broad beans are ready to harvest from late May through May and June from an autumn sowing. These great long pods are from the...