A bulbous plant produces an underground fleshy storage organ (a bulb) which is then planted in the garden and from which the plant grows and flowers. Corms, …


Encouraging your potatoes to sprout shoots before you plant them to give them the best start. Leave them in an open box on a light windowsill until the shoots …


Used to protect young plants from wind and cold a cloche is a clear cover, usually made from either plastic or

Crop Rotation

The process of moving families of crops around your vegetable plot each year in order to avoid pests and diseases and to maintain good fertile


This is a method of propagation and involves taking stem cuttings from a mother plant and growing them on to produce new plants. When and how to take cuttings …