Food to grow


Pruning tomatoes

Judith Adam

How to prune tomatoes. In this case, dwarf tomato plants, ‘Window Box Roma’, grown in containers have been stressed and unproductive.

Dwarf vegetables in containers

Judith Adam

Growing container dwarf vegetables requires conscientious watering if you expect good fruit quality. I use soilless mix amended with extra vermiculite.

Cherry tomatoes on vine

Sweet cherry tomatoes

Judith Adam

Every seed catalogue on my desk falls open to the tomato pages. Perhaps the seed companies have recognized my obsession with sweet cherry tomatoes.

Herbs in pots (Garden Making photo)

Herbs are perfect for growing in pots

Beckie Fox

Herbs make ideal low-maintenance container plants, mainly because most thrive on minimal water and food. Grow herb plants such as basil and thyme in pots.