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Seed n Sow Blog

  • Top 7 Most Popular Garden Styles

    There is a garden design to suit everyone whatever your taste or style!

    Spring and Summer are coming around quickly, so you may be in the mindset of making plans to transform your outdoor space. Hopefully, this post will give you some great visual inspiration and ideas to help you decide which style you love, it may even be a combination of a few!

  • Common Mistakes People Make When Seed Starting

    If your anything like me every room in your house will currently have trays and pots of seedlings you are nurturing. All ready to be transplanted into the garden when it gets a little warmer.

    If you didn’t see our blog post last week it includes a helpful list of seeds you can start in February so you too can be surrounded by sprouting seeds.

    Growing your own produce from seed can be very economical, not to mention rewarding! However, it is not without its challenges.

    That is why I have put together a helpful guide explaining what not to do when seed-starting.

  • Seeds To Sow In February

    We have put together a list of all the seeds available at that you can start sowing this month, in Februrary. There are so many delicious, organic vegetables you can start growing and some beautiful flowers!
  • A guide to companion planting in your vegetable garden

    There are a number of reasons that companion planting is so great, it can help with pest control, pollination, providing habitats for beneficial insects, suppress weeds, maximise the use of your space and increase crop productivity. Why wouldn’t you want to take advantage of this?!

  • 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!

  • The Top 8 Predicted Gardening Trends For 2021

    Today I’ll be taking you through the top 8 predicted gardening trends for 2021. 

    2020 was the year where more people took up gardening and growing their own produce than ever before, and it looks to continue throughout 2021!

  • 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.

  • Seed n Sows Christmas Gift Guide

    Are you struggling with ideas for your Christmas shopping this year?
    We have put together a helpful little Christmas gift guide so that you can find the perfect gifts for your loved ones this Christmas!
  • 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!
  • Gardening Practices To Help You Prevent Plant Diseases

    Providing a healthy environment for your plants is essential when it comes to preventing plant health issues. Taking the time to implement the practices below is important to help prevent pests and disease. Prevention is much easier and more efficient than letting plant diseases affect your garden and then having to spend a lot of time rectifying the issues. It will also save you time and money in the long run.
  • 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.
  • How To Make Beautiful Christmas Decor Using Your Garden!

    With everyone spending so much time at home this November, we thought we would bring you some fabulous ideas on how you can make some beautiful Christmas decor using your garden, or anything you can find on your walks.

    It's such a lovely thing to do and really gets you into the Christmas spirit!