Grow Your Own

Nothing tastes better than produce or fruit grow by your own fair hands, but getting started can be daunting.  Never fear, LTG is here.

growing basil herb

Sweet basil brings a taste of the Mediterranean to your food and is the perfect partner for all tomato dishes, spaghetti sauces and pizzas

Pineapples - credit: allnewhd

Amaze your friends and family by growing unusual plants in the polytunnel, greenhouse or the kitchen windowsill, it’s easier and more fun than you might think!

Red chillies are hotter than green ones

Find out how to grow the freshest, tastiest chillies at home and save yourself time and money!

Freshly dug, home-grown carrots

If you want the best flavour, there is nothing like eating home-grown carrots fresh from the garden. Simply sow seeds directly outside in shallow drills if you have a veg plot, or into planters or containers on a patio or balcony.

cucumbers growing

A favourite vegetable to add to salads, sandwiches or use to cool stressed eyes. 

Freshly picked strawberries

One of the UK's favourite fruits, and easy to grow your own at home 

Garlic bulbs

Growing your own full flavoured, tasty garlic at home is very easy and relatively problem free.

Aloe Vera close up view

Aloe Vera is a hugely popular plant for a multitude of reasons; from health, to skin care to hair growth and even surface burn relief.

Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need To Know

Boiled, mashed, baked or cut into chips – potatoes are hugely versatile, and a staple food for most households.

A raised flower bed

What should you grow in a raised bed? There are lots of great plants to choose from, that will then provide interest, colour and structure throughout the rest of the year.

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