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 October

Warm, balmy days… Longer, warmer days mean plenty of time outdoors in the garden. Mid spring is the perfect planting time – the soil is warm, temperatures are not too high and there’s often good rainfall to encourage good plant growth. The lawn mower usually gets a good workout this month, following fertilising last month. While the garden’s going well, so too are the weeds! It’s important to get on top of them now, before they take over completely. Remember when outside to wear a hat and slop on the...