Gardening Advice

Frost Protection

Frost Protection

Don’t let your plants go out without a jacket or a blanket to keep them warm! Frost damage is hard if not impossible to recover from.  Plants cost a lot of money.  Plus, if you've grown them from seeds or cuttings, then an awful lot of research, time and anxious...

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GROW AT HOME: ONIONS FROM SETS

GROW AT HOME: ONIONS FROM SETS

Onions are easy to grow from baby onions; otherwise known as sets. It is also possible to grow them from seed which is very cost-effective if you use a lot of onions.  However, sets are a lot easier and quicker. If you still want to grow from seed, check out our Grow...

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SOFT-TIE – SOFT ON PLANTS, STRONG ON THE JOB

SOFT-TIE – SOFT ON PLANTS, STRONG ON THE JOB

Introducing SoftTie In every season of the gardening year there are things that need tying back or supporting.  However, it doesn’t matter how good your plant supports are if the tie used is not appropriate for the job. The award-winning Haxnicks Soft-Tie comes in two...

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GROW AT HOME: TURNIPS

GROW AT HOME: TURNIPS

Turnips are an easy-to-grow crop to grow at home. And if you've been put off by the flavourless shop-bought version, you may be pleasantly surprised by what a delicious and versatile crop it can be. Although the root is normally round, cylindrical root shapes are not...

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GROW AT HOME : RADISHES

GROW AT HOME : RADISHES

This extremely fast-growing vegetable is available in more varieties than many people realize. Along with the familiar round red radish often used in salads, there are also varieties with pink, yellow or white roots. There are few more attractive plants to see in the...

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Pumpkin Beth Tomato Trial—Vigoroot triumphs!

Pumpkin Beth Tomato Trial—Vigoroot triumphs!

A recent trial conducted by horticulturist and garden writer Pumpkin Beth found that the Vigoroot Potato/ Tomato Planter outperforms ordinary plastic pots when growing 12 out of the 15 tomato varieties tested. The average yield was 30% higher in Vigoroot than in...

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