Tags » How To Grow

Guest Blogger Di Stapley tells us why she DOESN'T work in Horticulture!

Ok, I confess!  I don’t actually work in the horticultural industry.

I fell into an IT career and it pays very well, so I have no plans to change direction.  689 more words


Autumn blues?

Ok, I admit it… this year, autumn seems to have grabbed me by the balls. The dank, rainy, dark mornings and shorter days have made me spectacularly grumpy! 441 more words


Finally: Grow your Own is starting to make sense...

Woo-hoo! I managed to nab one of the last tickets for James Wong’s extra special talk at the RHS Lindley Library this week!

I was sat amongst the highest concentration of gardening knowledge for miles around, and that wasn’t just the books! 564 more words



New, different and unusual plants is my favourite plant subject!

Ever since I was young I’ve always been fascinated by plants with a difference; perhaps the tallest, the smallest, the biggest flowered..! 331 more words


5 Strong Elements To Make Your Business Grow

It’s been almost 15 years since I finished middle school and got my first job at a warehouse. Every job I’ve had since then has been around sales and marketing. 739 more words

Behind the scenes at the Naked Gardening Calendar shoot

I’m sure you remember the Calendar Girls.. then, we saw firemen, marines, even rowers.. but somehow gardeners hadn’t de-clothed for charity yet. So, I’d been hatching a little plan for a few years, eyeing up a range of horticulturists who might be up for it… and more importantly, trying to find the right charity to work with. 440 more words