Grow your own

Thinking about growing your own food? We’ve got some top tips to help your produce flourish and great advice on how to get the best from your freshly grown ingredients

Boy smiling as he holds up a carrot covered in dirt
Harvesting kale in the Kitchen Garden

Gardener's tips 

Looking after more than 200 gardens has taught us a thing or two, so here our gardeners share some of their tips for a blooming beautiful garden.

A bowl of soup and a slice of fresh bread

Seasonal food and growing 

Local and seasonal food is something that we're passionate about. You'll find our month-by-month calendar of what's in season, with tips on growing your own and recipes from our chefs, essential reading for a low-food mile lifestyle.

Wheat and grains of flour on a hessian sack

Why we champion sustainable food 

We’re playing our part to shift towards more sustainable, local sourced food. This will help support the environment, local economies and wildlife.

Spider web in the garden at Bateman's

Nine ways to make your garden more wildlife friendly 

Do you want to create a refuge for species that are declining in the wild? Here are nine ways you can bring more nature into your garden.

Leek and squash broth

Recipes round-up 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Take a look through all of our recipes for some culinary inspiration.

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If you're a foodie that loves to cook, you'll find some great recipe ideas in our cookbooks.