Sally Nex

Sally Nex is a gardener and garden writer living in Somerset in southwest England and has been growing fruit, vegetables and herbs to feed her family year-round for more than 20 years. Her articles and advice have appeared in national gardening magazines, newspapers and websites.

Articles by Sally Nex


Nex_Climbing-Plants Nex_Climbing-Plants Nex_Climbing-Plants Nex_Climbing-Plants


While climbing plants are opportunists, giving them the right conditions in your garden or grow system will help them thrive instead of...

Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London


A major street in one of the biggest and busiest capital cities of the world isn’t the obvious place to go looking for a farm. But then...

Growing Organic Growing Organic Growing Organic Growing Organic


As Kermit the Frog says, it’s not easy being green. But when it comes to gardening organically, the reward is knowing what you’re eating is...

Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings Flying the Nest: How to Harden-off Seedlings


Plants suffer from shock, just like humans do. Take them out of the warm, cozy environment of a greenhouse and plonk them into chilly soil...

How to Use Solar Energy to Power Your Garden How to Use Solar Energy to Power Your Garden How to Use Solar Energy to Power Your Garden How to Use Solar Energy to Power Your Garden


Even on those cold, cloudy winter days, it is possible to harness the power of the sun to help power your outdoor gardens.

Friends with Benefits Friends with Benefits Friends with Benefits Friends with Benefits


You won’t find plants growing all on their own in nature; instead, they grow in every little space they can and often pal up with other...

Plant Breeding for Beginners Plant Breeding for Beginners Plant Breeding for Beginners Plant Breeding for Beginners


Home growers benefit richly from the race to breed the perfect vegetable. As well as boosted productivity and disease resistance, modern...

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