Grow and feed plants, vegetables and fruit

Get your flowers blooming and your crops sprouting by using the right plant food. Our experts explain why plants need a regular feed, what to use, and when to use it. Browse our articles covering everything you need to know from how to feed your plants through to how to grow your vegetables and fruit.

What to do in your garden in July

There’s a chill in the air… It might be the middle of winter according to the calendar, but that doesn’t mean the garden has to be drab and dreary. There are many plants that flower during the coldest months, including Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox) that produces its yellow, perfumed flowers on bare branches. Camellias also burst into bloom this month, with blooms from purest white through to deep crimson. Polyanthus also make a splash now. Look around your neighbourhood and botanic gardens to see what else is in flower. Make a...