Category: Blog

Tomato Growing Tips for a Bumper Harvest

As your tomato plants are most likely in there final growing positioning, flourishing in the warmth of summer, it’s time to shift your focus to maximizing your harvest. This guide offers a treasure trove of mid-season tomato care techniques to nurture your existing plants and help them produce a bounty of delicious tomatoes. From managing […]

The Secret to Onion Success: Planting by Daylength in the UK

Onions are a versatile and essential ingredient in many kitchens, but not all onions are created equal. They are categorized into two main types based on their photoperiodic response: long day and short day onions. Understanding the differences between these types can help UK gardeners and consumers make informed decisions about which onions to grow […]

Discover the Best Microgreen Trays for Professional Growers at Grown Local

At Grown Local, where are the first company to offer Garland microgreen trays, specifically designed to meet the needs of professional growers. Our commitment to innovation and quality has established us as the longest-standing, highest-rated microgreen company on Trustpilot. Here’s a detailed look at why our trays are highly recommended by professionals in the field, […]

Discover the Tomato Varieties We’re Growing at Grown Local This Year

At Grown Local, we’re excited to share with you the diverse and vibrant selection of tomato varieties we’re cultivating this year. Each variety has been carefully chosen for its unique characteristics, ensuring that every gardener can find something special for their plot. Here’s a detailed look at the tomatoes we’re growing from our own stock […]

Urban Gardening: How to Grow a Garden in Small Spaces

Container Gardening | Vertical Gardening | Veg for Small SpacesMaximising Space | Tips | Recommendations | Benefits of Urban Gardening Gardening in small spaces can be just as rewarding as having a larger garden. Whether you’re working with a balcony, a rooftop, or a tiny town garden, there are plenty of ways to cultivate a […]

Mastering Successional Sowing: Keep Your Garden Productive Year-Round

Successional sowing is a fantastic technique to ensure your garden stays productive throughout the growing season. By staggering your planting times, you can enjoy a continuous supply of fresh vegetables and flowers. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced gardener, successional sowing can help you make the most of your garden space. Here’s a guide […]

Growing Sweetcorn from Seed in the UK: A Complete Guide for Gardeners

Growing your own sweetcorn is incredibly satisfying, and with a little knowledge you can enjoy a delicious harvest. Here’s the key: choose the right varieties for your taste and the UK climate. Don’t worry if you’re new to gardening – I’ll walk you through everything, from starting seeds to protecting your crop, so you can savour those fresh, sun-warmed cobs this summer

How to Use the Quadgrow Self-Watering Planter for Sustainable Gardening

The Quadgrow Self-Watering Planter is a game-changer for home gardeners. Its innovative design addresses frequent frustrations like inconsistent watering and nutrient delivery, leading to healthier plants and increased yields. This system promotes water conservation and simplifies your gardening routine, making it a smart choice for eco-conscious and beginner gardeners alike.