The Horticultural Channel

Practical down-to-earth gardening advice for the amateur gardener and allotment plot holder

YouTube Community: Luke
Set amongst the stunning beauty of Michigan in Midwest America you’ll find twenty-something youtube creator Luke Marion, more popularly known by his channel name of MIGardener. He uploads new videos on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and has done so since 2011 when Luke uploaded the first video to “remove... Read more
YouTube Community: Dave
Based in the North-East of England Dave, known as blustardave, has worked his allotment plot for the past 15 years. During 2009 Dave set-up a youtube channel in order to post videos on his band ‘Blustar’ but shortly after the band split-up the channel sat dormant until 2011. “In... Read more
Championing heritage seeds
Thank you to everyone for their kind words since it was announced I won The Big Allotment Challenge on BBC2. Potatoes, cucumbers, peas and tomatoes, these are just a few of the crops I grew for the show. However, at home on my allotments I’ve grown totally different crops,... Read more
World’s First Blight-Free Tomato Released
UK seed and plant company Sutton Seeds have introduced a world exclusive onto the market in the form of Crimson Crush – claiming it will “shrug off even the worst blight”. This Spring only plants are available with the seeds due for release in Autumn 2015. The plants crop... Read more
Visiting The Victorian Kitchen Garden
Enjoyed a day out in the van with Rickvanman (www.youtube.com/rickvanman) in search for the location where the documentary The Victorian Kitchen Garden was filmed. In the afternoon we travelled around the beautiful countryside of England. More images of the day can be found at http://seanjamescameron.com/visiting-the-victorian-kitchen-garden-2014 Rick’s video about Avebury... Read more
Greenhouse Dreams

Greenhouse Dreams

Articles December 10, 2014

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Alan Titchmarsh’s Vegetable Garden
Alan Titchmarsh shows us his vegetable garden. Read more
Make compost in a month with Mick Poultney
Compost expert Mick Poultney gives us an insight into his methods of making compost within a month. Please note: This video was made by voltunary organisation The National Vegetable Society therefore we aren’t showing the full video but this can be purchased via their website at http://www.nvsuk.org.uk/dvds.html Support Mick... Read more
How Cooking Can Change Your Life with Michael Pollan
Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family’s health, build communities, fix our broken food system, and break our growing dependence on corporations. The event was chaired by Tim Lang, professor of... Read more
How to Grow Amaryllis
How to grow an amaryllis bulb, a beautiful large flower for indoors. Read more