Barratt Homes has composed a list of top tips for growing your own produce in a brand-new home.

It's to celebrate National Gardening Week from April 29 to May 5.

Tanya Silk, sales director at Barratt Homes, encourages homeowners to grow their own vegetables.

Barratt Homes' advice includes finding a suitable plot, selecting easy-to-grow plants, comprehending plant requirements and regular weeding.

Enjoying the process and the rewards of consuming homegrown ingredients are also highlighted.

This is part of an initiative to promote green spaces for improved mental and physical health.