Grant's Whisky research shows third of Britons growing their own

New research by Grant's Whisky shows a third of Britons are growing their own fruit and vegetables this year (a year-on-year increase of 60 per cent).

Only 22 per cent are confining them to a vegetable patch, with the rest growing in a variety of other areas. TV presenter and gardener Chris Beardshaw said: "Edible plants are every bit as beautiful and intricate as flowering plants and can create a visual feast for the eyes. Look to include plants such as chard, nasturtiums, lollo rosso, bull's blood and flowering peas in your beds and borders to add striking colour and form, but that also provide something home-grown for the kitchen."


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