Grow Your Own Rises In Popularity
As we move into the new year there a host of predictions over top gardening trends, but one that has appeared on a few lists is that for growing your own.
In fact, the Daily Mail recently revealed that sales of vegetable and fruit seeds now exceed those of flower seeds, with more and more people aiming for a ‘Good Life’ style garden.
The rising number of people who are embracing a vegetarian or vegan diet is one of the factors that has led to increased popularity in the idea of growing your own food. Both gardens and allotments are set to see a new generation of gardeners tending everything from salad leaves to potatoes.
According to the newspaper, there are a number of avid celebrity gardeners who are keen on growing their own produce, including Amanda Holden and Penny Lancaster, wife of singer Rod Stewart.
But before you get your seeds out and start planting, you need to make sure you have a suitable base for your vegetable and fruit plants.
Invest in Buckinghamshire landscaping to get your garden in good shape before you put any of your produce in the ground.
The Saturday Magazine of Nigeria’s The Guardian recently shared a range of gardening trends to watch this year, of which growing your own food was just one.
Also in the spotlight is how our gardens can boost our wellbeing. The idea of connecting with nature and spending more time away from technology is becoming more widespread, while the newspaper also noted that gardening can play a significant role in improving our mental health.