Plants

Below is our growing range of ‘plants’ topics. For each topic we aim to provide an introduction (in 3 parts: definition; benefits; what you can do), printable introduction, books, magazines, further information, course providers, products & services, articles, links, online courses and specialist to answer queries.

General / theory:

Smallholding

Smallholding

Urban / small-space gardening

Urban / small-space gardening


Specific / practice:

Community-supported agriculture

Community-supported agriculture

Composting

Composting

Farmers' markets / direct farm sales

Farmers’ markets / direct farm sales

Flower growing

Flower growing

Forest gardening

Forest gardening

Fruit trees & orchards

Fruit trees & orchards

Greenhouses & polytunnels

Greenhouses & polytunnels

Hedgelaying

Hedges

Herbs

Herbs

Hydroponics

Hydroponics

Living willow structures

Living willow structures

Meadows, grass & pasture

Meadows, grass & pasture

Mushroom cultivation

Mushroom cultivation

Mushrooms (wild)

Mushrooms (wild)

Natural pest & weed control

Natural pest & weed control

Nuts & nut trees

Nuts & nut trees

Permaculture

Permaculture

Papermaking

Plant fibres & textiles

Reed beds

Reed beds

Seed saving

Seed saving

Soft fruit

Soft fruit

Soil management

Soil management

Sprouting & microgreens

Sprouting & microgreens

Tree / woodland management

Tree / woodland management

Veg box schemes

Veg box schemes

Vegetable growing

Vegetable growing

Vermiculture (worms)

Vermiculture (worms)

Wild food

Wild food

Wildlife gardening

Wildlife gardening

WWOOFing

WWOOFing