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Sugarbon is a dwarf variety of pea which does well in containers. It’s an early-maturing, heavy cropping variety with short, broad, flat tas...
The easiest lettuces to grow in containers are the cut-and-come-again salad varieties, which will supply you with a steady harvest. The soil...
All potatoes grow well in bags or containers, and you’ll find a great range of varieties in our garden centre shops. First and second earlie...
Spinach will grow quite happily in containers, and so will beetroot and leaf beet (perpetual spinach). Harvest the leaves when they’re young...
Choose a variety like White Lisbon, which you can grow in containers, and will provide you with salad onions for almost 6 months of the year...
Kale is much more accommodating than other brassicas like cabbages, cauliflowers, and Brussels sprouts, and it will grow in nearly all soils...
Prepare the soil in the same way that you would for any cabbage crop, and add additional fertiliser before planting....
Like other brassicas, broccoli can fail in loose and starved soil, so your ground should ideally be firm and rich in organic matter. Pick a ...
Choose a sunny position for cauliflowers, and dig in some well-rotted manure the previous autumn. Use lime if necessary in winter. In spring...
Pick a reasonably sunny spot, which has not been used to grow cabbages or any other brassicas in the past 3 years. As with all brassicas, a ...