What Are Your Experiences
Of Growing A Vegetable Garden?
Share Your Successes And Struggles...

You've thought and planned it, now it’s time! Starting a vegetable garden is your dream, you’re about to make it happen or have even started.

Or are you an old hand, been growing vegetables for years...

Then why not tell us your story or pass on some wisdom gleaned from all those years of experience - our visitors would love it.

One things for sure...

You're enjoying anticipating the amazing tastes and health benefits from your own produce - fresh vegetables grown to benefit you and family.

Share experiences with family, friends - the world even. Post a photo of your efforts, let your children share in these photos so aunts, uncles and grandparents see and be proud.

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Read About Other Veg Grower's Experiences

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Growing Tomatoes In My Greenhouse 
I grew my tomatoes using the method described on the website (www.vegetable-garden-guide.com/how-to-grow-tomatoes.html) this year. Preparing greenhouse …

Compost Heaps As Gardens 
Utilising compost heaps as gardens are easy to begin just by cutting grass and chucking it on the compost heap with other kitchen waste, a good way to …

Growing Vegetables - My Vision Comes Alive! 
The idea of growing vegetables has been in my mind for some years, but doubted my ability to grow successful vegetables without using chemicals on them, …

Help Needed Growing
Brussels Sprouts...
 
I need help with growing Brussels Sprouts. I planted these on a whim knowing nothing about them and think I've missed something... like harvest time? …

Starting Our Family Vegetable Growing Patch 
Starting our family vegetable growing patch has been an ambition, being in the throws of selling our house for over 12 months I was fed up waiting for …

Sarah's Maryhill Vegetable
Growing Adventure
 
Vegetable growing - I have always been slightly obssessed with all things green and home-grown or made, ever since I was a wee girl growing up in the Clyde …

Gordon - The Self Learned Vegetable Grower 
Hi folks, first a moan or two, now come to think of it there is even a lot of ways to spell moan, so excuse any mistakes you'll always know what I'm on …

Hornswoggled By Hornworms 
Two years ago, I moved from a city residence to a new suburb of Oklahoma City, on land which, until recently, was home to alfalfa fields, thoroughbred …

Green Mind For Vegetable growing 
Hello every one, I always wanted to have a proper garden and always wanted to grow something but unfortunately in Mexico (I'm from Mexico) some houses …

My Ever Expanding Container Vegetable Garden 
I was first inspired to start a vegetable garden by my 99 year old neighbor and her 77 year old son. When I first rented a house across the street from …

My Very First Vegetable Patch  
I have become the proud owner of my own vegetable allotment, not only that but it is at the yard where I keep my horse. I am good friends with the owners …

Mesh Greenhouse In Trinidad 
This update photo shows Iceberg and Romaine cos lettuce growing undercover in our tropical location, tended by my husband Alastair and worker Koreece. …

Vegetable Farming in the Tropics 
Early last year, I was offered early retirement from my work as an educational psychologist in inner-city Manchester and wanted to experience something …

My First Vegetable and Herb Garden ... Wow! 
For Mother's Day, my husband asked me what I'd like to do. It didn't take me long to say how I wanted the kids and him to help me with gardening. Then …

How I Prepared My First Vegetable Garden With the Help of Friends 
Hi!. My name is Maria, 48 yrs of age, single mom living in the UK but I am originally from the Philippines. I never liked gardening in the past because …

Inspired By Monty Don 
Having moved to our new house a year ago, and having deliberately chosen the house with the bigger garden (because of the children!), from the options …

Hanging Tomato and Pepper Garden 
Here in my part of Dallas, Texas the soil is hard clay and no matter how much soil preparation we tried our vegetable garden always failed. Between the …

My Mini Mini 'Plot' For Growing Vegetables 
Hello, my name is Lynn and I am 37 years old. I am a wife and mother of two boys and live right beside the seaside in the southeast of England. With …

The Difficulties Of Being Busy... And Loving Your Vegetable Garden! 
I work full-time, and do a couple of other activities that take me away from the house and planting a vegetable garden, I also have friends to visit across …

My Vegetable Garden - Success Or Potential Mess 
A local farmer has very kindly loaned us a part of his garden for us to plant a vegetable garden, free of charge in return for fresh vegetables. This …

Not Waiting For A Day That Never Came! - My Vegetable Garden Now 
The day was somewhere in early winter 2008 when I had a light bulb moment that has changed the course of our lives. But to tell my story I need to take …

The Good Life 
Thought I'd just give this a go. I live in a terraced house and my back garden is in constant shade so all I had there was a patio. I do have a front …

Dan's Best Future Garden Layout  
Before you read, understand - this story is about my dreams for the future when I get a garden with my dad and my sister. The first thing I did was …

Beginning My Vegetable Garden Three Years Ago 
Before starting my vegetable plot I had to get rid of about 2 skip loads of part burnt rubbish, a mountain of broken glass - mostly an old greenhouse that …

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How I grew my first vegetables. 
It was not easy to come up with my own bed of vegetables although I am studying for a degree in agriculture, and it truly is a great story. My problems …

A Novice in a Walled Garden 
In March 2008 I was invited to take a plot in the walled garden of a 17th century home called Prehen House on the outskirts of the city of Londonderry …

Starting From The Begining. 
I live near Penzance in Cornwall. You might think lucky you but... We do get extremes of weather, lots of salt ladden winds and rain.... And …

A New Beginning!!! 
Hi everyone!!! I am living in rural SW France, The Lot valley to be precise. I moved here from England with my partner last April (2008) and am loving …

Growing Vegetables - Doing The Good Life! 
First of all we are starting a veg garden. This has come from years of watching "The Good Life", we also think it is the right thing to do. Years ago …

Garden Thrills Not rated yet
It never fails! Though we’re called human beings, I’m feeling more being than human, and connected to creation, when I’m working in my garden. Time doesn’t …

My Family's First Attempt At An Organic Vegetable Garden Not rated yet
We knew from the get go that we would face some difficulties starting an organic vegetable garden in West Central Florida. The soil is not very good. …

Not Everything Likes Lime - In the Vegetable Garden Not rated yet
Supposedly, growing potatoes is one of the easiest things to do! I prepared some lovely raised beds using some round "risers" that were left over from …

Northern Vegetable Grower Not rated yet
I am in Southern Minnesota, the weather can be difficult to deal with when it comes to growing vegetables. I find using an early and cold tolerant tomato …

Vegetable Garden Plan Not rated yet
I attend college and I am in PW1 and go to the HTC. I like gardening because I like planting things. We have lots of safe equipment to use so that …

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