Whether you are a seasoned food grower or if you are just starting out, we hope you will find our food growing resources useful. Please let us know if you have any specific requirements or if you have some resources that you would like to share with the community get in touch.
Clyo explains why you should be saving seeds and how to do it. ...
Food Growing Tips - find out which plants to grow in your garden to encourage our number one pollinator, bees and to ensure you have a good harvest. ...
So what space should you leave between your plants? Clyo explains the square foot garden method. ...
So you have planted out your seedlings, but how do you protect them from pests? ...
So you have sowed your seeds and you have some seedlings. What do you do next? Clyo explains the next steps. ...
In the second in a series, Shaheda, Garden Outreach Lead shares her journey of growing on her balcony. ...
Find out what to plant when in this easy to use calendar HERE.
HOW TO GROW TOMATOES
In this short video Clyo shares how to grow tomatoes.
HOW TO GROW BEETROOT & CHARD
In this short video Clyo shares how to grow beetroot and chard.
HOW TO GROW COURGETTES
In this short video Clyo shares how to grow courgettes and squash.
HOW TO TAKE CUTTINGS
In this short video Clyo shares how to get plants for free.
HOW TO WATER
In this short video Clyo shares how to water your seedlings and plants.
PRICKING OUT YOUR SEEDLINGS
In this short video Clyo shares how to prick out your seedlings.
GROW ROCKET AND MUSTARD
In this short video Clyo shares how to grow rocket and mustard.
NATURAL PEST CONTROL
In this short video Clyo shares how control pests.
SQUARE FOOT GARDEN
In this short video Clyo explains the square foot garden method.
Clyo talks about fertiliser and how to keep your plants in tip top health.
Clyo talks about how to keep your plants healthy.
HOW TO PRUNE COURGETTES
Clyo talks about how to prune courgette plants.
HOW TO PRUNE TOMATOES
Clyo talks about how to prune bush and cordon tomato varieties.
FLOWERS AND POLLINATION
Clyo talks about pollination and how to ensure your plants are pollinated to produce fruit and seeds.
10 QUESTIONS ABOUT COMPOST
Everything you need to know about compost.
Yes you can grow edibles in the Autumn! Find out what you can grow in the cooler months ahead.
BOKASHI BIN – MAKE YOUR OWN FERTILISER IN YOUR KITCHEN
How to produce your own plant fertiliser in your kitchen – using a Bokashi Bin!
Find out how to save seeds for free!
Everything you need to know about autumn bulbs.
Everything you need to know about soil and how to test what type of soil you have.
BROAD BEANS AND PEAS
Everything you need to know about sowing broad beans and peas.
KEEP GROWING – HOW TO USE COIR PELLETS
In this short video Maddy shares how to plant seeds using coir pellets.
LOCAL RESOURCE DIRECTORY FOR GARDENS AND GROWERS
Check out our directory of local city farms, community gardens, compost, volunteer support for gardens, and more. DOWNLOAD HERE
LIVE WELL RECIPES
Every week Clyo will share a new recipe. From low cost pesto, to French beans with coconut – all are simple to prepare and budget friendly. HERE
OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES
5 TIPS FOR MEAL PLANNING
Clyo shares her top tips for making a weekly plan for meals and shopping. HERE
London Grows Wild: A guide to wildlife-friendly food growing