Are you growing herbs and vegetables at home?


There has been quite a revival or is it renaissance in growing herbs and vegetables at home recently. The beauty of growing at home is that the gardener knows where this food has come from, what he has used to grow it, and when it will be ready to harvest.

Square Foot Gardening
Square Foot Gardening

The produce tends to be fresh, packed full of nutrients, tastes delicious. With more and more people are joining this healthy pursuit, we thought an interview with a true Garden expert would be of interest to you all.

There are a number of experts in the field of ‘How to Grow ‘ today we are interviewing  the Square Foot Garden Guru – Mel Bartholomew

You can listen to the interview at www.growingtrends.org or on iTunes at Growing Trends.

Square Foot Gardening

It’s been a few years since Mel introduced us to space saving vegetable growing.

Today it seems even more appropriate as a way to “Garden in Less Space with Less Work using Less Water”.

We hope you enjoy this first interview with Mel, do let us know what you think and please send us your ideas, suggestions, comments and requests to info@grotrends.com.

You can find out more about Mel’s books Here

Ann & Chris

Growing Trends Ann & Chris

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Author: Growing Trends

Hello, Welcome to Growing Trends. Ann and Chris are both horticultural experts. Ann is a native of Nebraska and a specialist in annuals, flowers and perennials, particularly from the Mid West I'm Chris an English landscape design and build specialist with over 40 years experience of designing,building,managing a wide variety of landscape projects, the team was rewarded with many award winning projects - from Residential, Schools, Parks,Chelsea Flower Show exhibits, to Green Roof Gardens for City Officescapes & Interiorscapes. It has all been hugely enjoyable and fun - even when fighting the weather or deadlines. Today we are developing a new ideas for the home owner ... recently we were awarded our second patent. Ann my Co Host and I, have launched a new one hour twice a day internet radio show called "Growing Trends" , it's available as a podcast on iTunes and at www.growingtrends.org . It's all about the people in our industry, for home owner's &,experts alike, with interviews from around the world from those experts , home owners that are passionate about their gardens , talking about latest trends, in styles, passions ,materials, products, plants, vegetables, wines, anything connected with enjoying outside spaces. In the last two or three years we have been developing some new tools for the home owner - www.picagardi.com and our app Picagardi ( free in iTunes and Google Play) have been specifically designed for the DIY young home owner who would like to develop a landscape or garden, without having any prior knowledge of plant arrangements etc. Our newly patented Weekend Garden Kits, enable almost anyone to place, plant and look after 'Designed' planting areas. Take a look at www.grotrends.com Our patented soil injector enables a wide variety of users to inject corn based super absorbent's to the root zone of established plants, enabling fertilizers, insecticides, etc., to be used in minimum dosages, with out leaching or run off and yet remain effective. With the added advantage of reducing watering by around 50%.

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