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Seed n Sow Blog

  • 5 Tips for Growing Basil From Seed

    Basil is one of the most popular herbs in the UK. Many of us tend to buy Basil leaves in packets or as a cheap small plant in the supermarket without realising how easy it is to grow from seed yourself!

    We will now give you our top tips for growing Basil from seed successfully!

  • Everything You Need To Know About Organic Fertilisers!

    It is becoming increasingly important to be more mindful of the products we use in every part of our daily lives. For many years it has been thought that gardeners should be using chemical fertilisers in their gardens to have a successful crop. However, these chemical fertilisers actually contain over triple the amount of minerals your plants actually need.

    Unless you are mass producing fruit and vegetables there really is no need to use chemical fertilisers! Organic fertilisers have everything you need to have a successful growing season whilst being environmentally friendly.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Crop Rotation

    Crop rotation is widely used by farmers and home gardeners planting in the same space year after year. It involves planning and keeping records of what and where you have planted your crops which may seem like a lot of effort but it will really pay off when it comes to harvest time!
  • Seeds You Can Sow In November

    Growing and eating produce you have grown in your own garden truly is so rewarding. Many people are under the assumption that seed sowing is mainly a spring task but we have bought to you a list of herb, vegetable, flower and house plant seeds that can be sown this month.
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Start Container Gardening

    There really are so many benefits to container gardening. It gives those people who have a balcony, patio or terrace with no grass or soil the opportunity to grow delicious herbs, fruits and vegetables or beautiful flowers.
  • 10 Reasons Your Seeds May Not Be Germinating

    Growing from seed can prove to be very economical, with more and more people choosing to grow their own produce from seed at home. 

    However, growing from seed can prove to be quite a challenge. We have put together a helpful list of the top 10 reasons your seeds may not be germinating so that you have the best possible chance of success.