echinops an ornamental thistle attracting beeesGarden Grower is an online gardening resource with a range of articles full of expert gardening advice, information and help.

Topics include articles in growing vegetables in your garden, choosing shrubs such as Hebes, and climbers like clematis

GROWING VEGETABLES

photo of bunch of carrots fresh from the gardenInformation and advice on how to sow, grow, cultivate and harvest your own garden vegetables.

Favourite crops in the vegetable plot or allotment include asparagus, globe artichoke, carrot, beetroot,  marrow and brussels sprouts amongst others.

Our vegetable pages include expert advice on choosing the best varieties of vegetables for your garden, using Hydroponic systems for growing vegetables, dealing with problems such as garden pests, organic gardening and seasonal hints and tips for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter

SHRUBS

picture of a lilac hebe bushIn our shrub pages we also have expert advice on choosing shrubs for small or large gardens and more seasonal tips on planting and pruning shrub like Hibiscus, Hydrangea and Japonica .

To help you to choose the best plants for your garden we have links to the specialist shrub societies.

CLIMBERS

blue clematis growing in a garden Climbers such as Clematis,and Honeysuckle can provide wonderful year round colour to a small or large garden and are especially useful in small gardens where they can make full use of all available space.

For the best choice of climbing plants visit a specialist nursery - visit our directories of nurseries to find one near you.

GROWING FLOWERS

Advice about growing popular varieties of grden flowers such as Oriental Poppies, Hollyhock, and Lobelia

CONTROLLING PESTS AND DISEASES IN THE GARDEN

Red lily beetle Lilioceris lilii attacking leavesMany garden plants are susceptible to pest, diseases and nutrient dificiencies. We have articles to help you control infestations of pests such as Onion Fly and Red Lily Beetles with Organic Pest Control and correct soil problems such as Nitrogen Deficiency

FIND A GARDEN CENTRE OR GARDEN SUPPLIER!

To help you to find a garden centre near to you we have directories of garden centres and specialist nurseries, including Essex, Hampshire, Kent and Surrey, outlets selling and erecting garden sheds in Alabama, Buckinghamshire and Dorset and Suppliers of Topsoil in Dorset or Hampshire NEW - Hot Tubs in Essex, Tree Surgeons in Kent, Kent Greenhouse Suppliers, Fencing Supplies in Surrey, Lawnmowers in Yorkshire, Essex and Kent, Kent Florists and Where to buy a chainsaw in Kent , Kent Conservatory Sales or Kent Hydroponics Suppliers.

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