Maintaining a healthy soil by using compost

Organic matter is often mentioned, but how do we get it? It really does improve and maintain our soils Read more

Seedy Matters

Can you sow your seeds from last year? Factors that can help you decide. Read more

Rotation in the veg garden

Why rotate your veg? It's all part of keeping the garden healthy... Read more

Harvest roundup 2020

Every year some veggies do very well and others dont, and it changes from year to year. Thoughts about why. Read more

Becoming a garden detective

How I use some of the dark winter hours to sharpen my detecting skills Read more

What do you think?

For those who received a growing pack through the Keep Growing Aberdeen Seedling Sharing Project, please let us know your experience by filling out this short questionnaire. Read more

The joy of Chilli plants!

Some plant sharing fun, and tips on how to grow your own chillies. Read more

A note about Parsnip planting

You might be surprised by these tips for time of year to sow parsnip seeds. Read more

Virtual veggies

My experience as a first time veggie grower Read more

Lockdown Gardening

Transforming spaces Read more

All about beetroot

Overview: Local grower, Ellen, shares some tips on how to use all the parts of your beetroots in tasty, nutritious meals within a budget. You can’t beet that! Read more

What's Across Your Garden Wall?

How my neighbours have allowed me to use their old greenhouse to grow my food plants. Read more