Blogs

Perennial chamomile

Perennial pruning

May 14, 2018

Pruning and dividing some perennials keeps their growth under control, says Penny Woodward.

Broccoli

What to plant in May

May 2, 2018

May is made for gardening, says Justin Russell. Read his timely tips for what to plant now at your place. 

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

May 2, 2018

Justin Russell suggests two jobs to do this month to help your garden deal with a changing climate

Young chervil plants

Subtle, charming chervil

April 26, 2018

A basket of chervil seeds was found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, says Penny Woodward.

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 18, 2018

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Autumn colour

Autumn leaves

April 16, 2018

Autumn leaves are myriad colours, says Penny Woodward, and they're useful too!

Spring onions

Spring to it

April 12, 2018

Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch says Penny Woodward.

Sharpening secateurs

How to sharpen your tools

April 5, 2018

Well-maintained tools make gardening jobs safer and easier. Justin Russell shows how to keep them sharp.

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