Getting started

It's never too early to start planning the growing year ahead, nothing beats the taste of home-grown fruit & vegetables.

Here at Groves we are doing all we can to support you in producing your own tasty fruit, veggies and herbs. Take a look through some of our guides below and don't forget to ask for any planting, growing or harvesting tips in-store, we're always happy to help. 

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Packed full of vitamin C and antioxidants, blueberries are both healthy and delicious. They’re also surprisingly easy to grow, and very ornamental, with pretty flowers in spring and beautiful autumn foliage. You don’t need lots of space to grow blueberries – a big pot in a sunny place will do.

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Think about cost effective vegetables to grow, so not only will your kitchen garden be thriving and full of produce, but you will be sure to save plenty of money as well.

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These top plants for children to grow will get them interested in gardening and growing their own food in no time. It is so important to teach children the importance of plants and where their food comes from, so getting started at home is ideal. Even a sunny windowsill will do! Here are some plants that will get kids interest in gardening stirred. 

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Whether your garden is big, small or just a few pots on a windowsill, there’s always space to grow herbs. Growing your own herbs means there’s a ready supply any time you need them, and they look good too, often producing flowers that attract bees and other beneficial insects. We’ve picked our five favourite easy herbs to grow.

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What would you like to grow?

Browse our shop categories below, we have grow your own products available online and lots more available in our stores.

 

In-store experts

We want you to be happy! We want you to feel empowered to grow your own, and get the most from your patch. As you'd expect many of our team our passionate gardeners and are happy chat to you in-store, so don't hesitate to ask. Cyril (in the picture) is the man for veg and Luke and Steve are our fruit experts. Just ask!


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