Grow Your Own Blog

PFFA Volunteer reports on her GYO garden

PFFA volunteer, Della Reynolds shows you round her GYO garden in East Sussex.

Wondering which compost to buy?

As the growing season gets started we take a look at a compost trial carried out by Daniel the Patient Gardener.

Now is the time to get your potatoes planted.

Now is a really great time to plant potatoes. They are a great food staple and very easy to grow. You can grow them almost anywhere, in anything (bags, tubs, buckets, containers or in the ground.) As long as you have soil, light and water.
Organic garden

Life in Lincolnshire – More Farms More Food

The importance of grow your own and supporting our local farmers. A report from Lincolnshire, reposted from

My first year of growing vegetables

If you are thinking of growing your own vegetables, then just get started. It could be easier than you thought.

Choosing Plants for Successful Container and Indoor Gardening

A beginner's 'how to' guide.

Top Tips for Picking the Right Plants

A Guide to Choosing the Right Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs for Your Garden

Companion Planting

The Art of Harmonious Garden Relationships

Top Skills to Learn for Self-Sufficiency

A Guide to Building a Reliable Lifestyle

The Basics of Foraging in the UK

A journey into the wild!

Exploring Self-Sufficiency

What does it mean and why does it matter?

A Guide to Properly Storing Your Garden’s Bounty

Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs