Dig For Victory; Monthly Guides & Commentary
Camellia are expensive plants - save money! This video shows you how easy propagating camellia is from normal cuttings and how to take a leaf bud cutting.
The simple and effective traditional, organic answer to controlling red spider mite in greenhouses. Explained in the video from Tatton Park Gardens
In this video on growing lupins deadheading, Sam Youd, head gardener at the famous Tatton Park Gardens, shows how to properly dead head your lupins.
Courgettes, when young, don't like having their feet wet but when they're producing fruit they need quite a lot of water. This video shows the solution
Simon Tetlow, deputy head gardener at the famous Tatton Park Gardens, shows how to make liquid manure tea fertiliser, aka muck tea in this video.
Sam Youd, head gardener at the famous Tatton Park Gardens, explains pinching out broad beans tops and shows when to pinch out broad beans and explains why.
Simon Tetlow deputy head gardener at Tatton Park Gardens harvests his first early potatoes and gives us a few tips on home growing them at the same time.
If you've found yourself unsure where to start pruning forsythia bush when it's finished flowering, this video will give you the answers and show you how
This video show preparing the onion bed for planting out onion seedlings, sets or even for sowing onions directly into the ground featuring a Mantis Tiller
Growing onions from seed, usually undercover either in a greenhouse or coldframe is easier than you might think and avoids any disease problem
Planting the daffodil bulbs grown in pots out into a lawn or border will give you many more years of pleasure. How to take them from pot to border explained
Simon shows us how he does winter pruning of his apples in the walled orchard at Tatton Gardens to get good bumper quality crops from disease free trees.
When you water young plants, past the seedling but not fully grown, you can cause harm to the soil and to the plants See how watering should be done.
This video presented by Simon Tetlow, shows various ways of soil warming so that you can get ahead of the season, bringing April to March etc.
A video with a simple free and quick way to stake out your herbaceous plants with an extra tip at the end that we should all take note of.
Sowing parsley is a fantastic simple tip to ensure your parsley germinates. It's so easy to get a good crop of parsley when you know how to do it.
Create a small Victorian style hotbed on an allotment or in the garden following the instructions in this video to bring the season forward by a month or so
This seed sowing tips video shows us how to sow seeds in trays. Like much gardening it is simple on the surface but there's more to it than meets the eye.
In this video Simon Tetlow, deputy head gardener at the world famous Tatton Gardens, shares his secrets for transplanting seedlings successfully.
A video showing the traditional method of planting potatoes, shows the chits on potatoes and says when to traditionally plant out your potatoes.
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