Ever been tempted to try growing your own produce but felt unsure of where to start? Fear not! Growing your own food is remarkably easy and much simpler than you may think, plus it’s immensely satisfying knowing you’ve grown something completely from scratch.
What’s more, it’s very economical, eco-friendly and of course extremely healthy as home-grown food is bursting with far more vitamins, nutrients and taste than you’ll ever find on a supermarket shelf.
Additionally, by getting the children involved, it’s a great way to keep them amused whilst encouraging them to eat plenty of fruit and veg this Summer.
It's a common misconception that you need a vast outside space to grow your own food, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Even the smallest of spaces can yield a tasty crop, with patios, terraces and sunny windowsills providing a great environment for fruit and veg to thrive. These planters not only provide space for your plants to flourish, they’ll help create a desirable and stylish alfresco setting alongside our innovative patio awnings.
1. With blue hues making waves in the design world this season, these charming plant pots are on-trend yet functional. Made from durable coated-steel and complete with a handy tray, these pots are ideal for growing a variety of herbs from your kitchen windowsill or outside table. Click here to find out more.
2. This personalised wooden crate makes a perfect planter for the ever-popular strawberry plant to blossom. As strawberries are very easy to look after, they’re an ideal fruit for children to grow and this plant should produce fruit for many years to come. Click here to find out more.
3. If you’re looking to start a miniature herb garden with minimal fuss or mess, this compact yet chic wooden herb box is a perfect place to start. Enabling you to grow herbs from the convenience of your windowsill, it’s sure to inject some rustic charm into your kitchen. Click here to find out more.
4. Lemon trees thrive on sun-drenched patios, making them a perfect choice for creating a classic focal point that radiates a taste of the Mediterranean. Not only do they look glorious, but these lemon trees can withstand cool temperatures too, making them very adaptable in the British climate. Click here to find out more.
5. For those looking to grow a variety of vegetables, herbs or flowers, this high-quality wooden planter will not only form an attractive patio centrepiece, as it’s raised from the ground, it keeps pests at bay whilst allowing crops to soak in the sunlight. Click here to find out more.