Planting Mediterraneans in January

Every Valentine's Day, my wife knows she'll hear those three special words from me: 'Just sowing chillis'. It is my default day for sowing all chillis and the other Mediterraneans - peppers, tomatoes and aubergines. I also sow a speculative batch in...More >
Tags: Chillis, Mark Diacono, Otter Farm, Chilli varieties, growing mediterraneans
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Alitex Events 2018

This year's event calendar is filling up fast, from open mornings to spectacular RHS shows, we know there will be at least one event you won't want to miss. Open Mornings We host a number of open mornings throughout the year; they are the perfect...More >
Tags: Events 2018, alitex lecture, rhs chelsea, RHS Shows, 2018 diary
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Bloom and Wild letterbox tree

The Christmas Gift Edit

It's always so nice to receive a personalised gift, one chosen with love and to know someone has had your interests and passion in mind. So we've picked the finest gifts to give to those who love their gardens and greenhouse; who fully embrace the...More >
Tags: Christmas Gift Edit, Christmas gift ideas, gardening gifts
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Frosty Torberry Farm

7 Walks into a Winter Wonderland

There's nothing like a cool winters day to blow away the cobwebs and escape the seasonal slump. Whether it's a frosty woodland walk, or a coastal stroll, pull on your wellies and grab your scarf - we're going for a walk! Pick from our favourite 7...More >
Tags: greenhouses, winter walks, Britain, winter wonderland
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The Garden Media Guild Awards 2017

Yesterday, Thursday 23rd November, we experienced the elegant surroundings of the Lancaster Ballroom at the Savoy, London. The Event The Garden Media Guild Awards, is an unmissable event, it celebrates the best of horticultural communications,...More >
Tags: Garden Media Guild, Website of the Year, events, GMG, The Savoy
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Internal Greenhouse layout

Five Questions to answer your greenhouse layout dilemma

We often get asked: "What should my greenhouse look like inside?" but we're sorry to say, there's no right or wrong when it comes to designing the interior. Your options are endless, from benching and shelving to large pots and borders; it really...More >
Tags: Greenhouse layouts, how to layout a greenhouse, greenhouse growing, greenhouse accessories
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