GIY Know-How

Mick Kelly explains transplanting tomatoes

Mick Kelly explains transplanting tomatoes

April 20, 2018

"Myself and Richard have nerdy horticultural conversations over lunch at GROW HQ occasionally. They are the types of conversations that only veg obsessives could ever really enjoy." - You've been warned. 
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Richard's Ramblings; inventing a new Scandinavian-sounding word to achieve fame

Richard's Ramblings; inventing a new Scandinavian-sounding word to achieve fame

April 20, 2018

... there has been various Danish concepts plied as the answer to our modern discontent. These generally seem eminently sensible but blindingly obvious, apparently having a few friends round for a bite to eat and a beer makes you feel good- who knew?...
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Grow Your Home Gorgeous

Grow Your Home Gorgeous

March 27, 2018 1 Comment

Food growing has rarely been seen as glamorous or aspirational. But we’re here to change all that. There are lots of great tips for growing that can absolutely enhance your home’s beauty.
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GROW the Show

GROW the Show

March 27, 2018 1 Comment

We want to see you succeed and enjoy growing so we’ve taken all the stress and hard work out of it and left in all the joy! Have a look at the GROW The Show GROWBox.
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Seed potatoes from Shed to Soil

Seed potatoes from Shed to Soil

March 23, 2018

Rather than feeling quietly content, with an aching back, I am apprehensive about the final yield. Potatoes, like most plants, hate having a check in growth. The change in temperature from a warm shed to cold soil could make them produce a lighter crop of smaller potatoes.
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Richard's Ramblings Fitting Growing into your Life

Richard's Ramblings Fitting Growing into your Life

March 16, 2018

Most bosses would be less than impressed if you told them you were unable to come into work as weather and soil conditions were perfect to prepare your garden for planting. Working inside all week through sunny weather to be faced with a wet weekend must be very frustrating.
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Richard's Ramblings March 9th

Richard's Ramblings March 9th

March 09, 2018

There are two types of grower, the straightforward kind, and those who live life on the horticultural edge, Richard has picked his tribe. Have you?
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Richard's Rambling March 2nd

Richard's Rambling March 2nd

March 02, 2018 1 Comment

The Impact of Storm Emma and The Beast from the East. The Arctic is the world’s refrigerator, and we have left the door open.
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Caitriona Kelly; Practising What I Teach

Caitriona Kelly; Practising What I Teach

March 02, 2018

By engaging in the simple act of sowing seeds, the feeling of low-level anxiety that I’d been experiencing, had dissipated. By the time I’d sown twelve trays, the energy in my body had shifted, and my mind had had a chance to rest, the loop interrupted.
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Snow Day Discount for GIY Shop

Snow Day Discount for GIY Shop

March 01, 2018

Bring your laptop/tablet and milkshake into your bread fort and take advantage of our Snow Day Discount. 
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Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air

February 22, 2018 1 Comment

The garden should be a refuge from the unnatural pressures of much of contemporary society, not an additional source of mental conflict.
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The Benefits of Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga

February 22, 2018

Yoga helps create an inner calmness in the body. It can help to improve sleep, clear your mind and create positive thinking. Practiced regularly it is good for the mind and helps us to remind ourselves to live in the present moment.
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