Grow Your Own Magazine

Grow Your Own Magazine

Get August's issue of Grow Your Own now. Here's a taster of this month's tips and features

  • Learn to grow crisp, crunchy autumn carrots
  • A beginner's guide to perfect show veg
  • Nominate your favourite brands in the Great British Growing Awards
  • Your complete guide to growing this delicious fruit
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01

FREE BOOK!

Yes, that's right! Buy this month's issue and you'll find a FREE book attached to the cover. Easy Jams, Chutneys and Preserves by Val and John Harrison is packed with delicious, simple recipes. Learn to make the perfect jam, curd, chutney, pickle, fruit cheese and much, much more!


02

VEG PLOT

Everything you need to know for a productive plot. Anne Swithinbank talks you through this month's essential jobs. Pick up tips on harvesting onions and learn to sow Japanese varieties for early crops next year. It's also time aim for bumper crops of rocket and kohlrabi.


03

FRUIT GARDEN

It doesn't get much better than the blackcurrant. One plant can produce up to a stonking 4-5kg of juicy, vitamin C-packed fruit. This month, Lucy Chamberlain explains how to guarantee a bumper harvest. Plus, pick up tips on pruning all those summer-fruiting raspberries.


04

EASY EXOTICS

Learn to grow a crop worth its weight in gold! Our gardening pro shares the secrets to her success with saffron. The popular spice thrives in the right conditions, even within Ireland and the UK. So, why not grow a stunning plant that will save you pounds in the shops?


05

EDIBLE FLOWERS

Turn flower beds into a tasty treat. River Cottage expert, Nikki Duffy, makes delicious infusions from scented pelargoniums. Plus, our team of growing gurus reveals their 10 tastiest must-grow blooms, from nasturtiums to borage and chives.


06

HEAD GARDENER, HEAD CHEF

Enjoy restaurant-quality food from your own back yard. A gardener and chef explain how they guarantee delicious crops for customers all year round. The Winteringham Fields team shares the secrets of its success with everything from cabbages to onions

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