John Harrison’s video tips
In this video I show how easy it is to use a green manure to improve nutrients, soil-structure and reduce your work on the vegetable plot as well
I've never been able to understand why more gardeners don't grow shallots. They have lots going for them and are easier to grow than onions and keep better.
This video about treating whitefly with pesticides contains an important message about the use of any pesticide or herbicide as well as demonstrating use.
Growing potatoes in sacks enables everyone to grow at least a few on the patio or even a balcony You can start them in a greenhouse for a really early crop
Efficient and correct watering saves time, money and water as well as producing better plants and crops In this video I explain watering properly for plants
Tomato Sideshoots How to remove sideshoots from tomatoes and use them to provide free new tomato plants. This is so easy you'll wonder if it is true!
I grow my carrots in half barrels and just scatter seed, thinning later. These thinnings are a gourmet dish - not wasted. The rest of the carrots grow on.
The strawberry plant only has a good productive life of 3 or 4 years. Propagating strawberries from runners is easy and free. This tip will help you.
Correct storage will enable you to be self sufficient in potatoes as one year's harvest will last until the next year's harvest begins
The easy way to defeat slugs is to use these wildlife and pet safe, but effective organic slug pellets based on Ferramol as this video explains
One of the most useful tools in the garden that cost next to nothing to make is my plant spacing measuring stick. The video shows it in all its glory!
How I grow leeks on the allotment with a video showing how I plant out the leek seedlings to blanch and grow on
Some different types of hoe and how to use them are demonstrated in this video. Correctly used, a hoe is one of your most useful and effective tools.
Growing cucumbers which can be a difficult crop in a pot. This one thrived on neglect and produced really well. Growing cucumbers in pots worked really well
Greenhouse plants can easily be killed by thermal shock when watering. Avoid this risk with these tips on greenhouse watering
Our bestselling books for growing success!