Plants to grow

Here’s a collection of fruit and vegetables I like to grow. I’ve included the varieties along with pictures and my success and failures.

Plant types: Fruit | Vegetables | Herbs | Trees | Flowers

  • Apples


    Month by month J F M A M J J A S O N D Sow Plant Harvest Types of apples I’m growing a beautiful variety of apples known as rosette. The thing I love most is how these apples look when you cut them horizontally.

  • Blackberry

    Blackberry Also known as brambles. How to kill brambles

  • Blueberry


  • Broccoli


  • Carrots


  • Courgette


    Courgettes are one of my family’s favourite veg so thankfully I’ve had quite a bit of success with them. But, when I first started my allotment in 2020 I had no idea how many courgettes one plant can create. So I grew 7 plants. At the height of production one plant can create 4 courgettes…

  • Gooseberry


  • Lupins

    Lupins are one of my favourite flowers. Now, I’m not as interested in growing flowers as I am fruit and veg. However, I do enjoy growing Lupins. Maybe, it’s because they not only look pretty and come in a range of bright colours, but they also have a practical application. Lupin are legumes Lupins are…

  • Onions


  • Parsnip