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Grow your own fruit and vegetables

Red and yellow tomatoes growing on a vine.

By growing your own food, you can help feed bumblebees too!

Bumblebees love the flowers of many fruit and vegetable plants including tomatoes, strawberries, and beans. They will also help pollinate your crops for free, making it a win-win situation!

Our 6-page ‘Grow your own guide’ offers a simple introduction to help you get started, perfect for beginner gardeners. It includes:

  • Buying advice and planting times
  • Growing in containers and small spaces
  • Top tips for looking after your plants
  • Fruit trees for every space
  • Companion plants