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

Chef collecting salad leaves from the Kitchen Garden to use in the Orangery Cafe at Ham House, Richmond-upon-Thames
Gardeners working in the Walled Garden at Gibside, Tyne & Wear

Top tips for hot-weather gardening 

When it’s hot outside, the experienced gardeners that keep our gardens looking great all year round urge you not to panic. Here are a few simple tips for keeping your veg patch happy in the warm weather.

Strawberries for sale at the Brockhampton Estate

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.

A member of the garden team hard at work

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 deliciously fresh salad

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.