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Gardening jobs for January

January 16, 2018

Join Justin Russell in 2018 for seasonal gardening tips to keep your patch thriving.

A developing tomato

Doing the tomato shake

January 8, 2018

Shake your tomato flowers to help with pollination and set fruit, writes Penny Woodward.

Soil Blocks

What to plant in January

January 6, 2018

Summer rain has Justin Russell gearing up for a big January planting effort. Check out his tips for your garden this month.

Microgreens

Marvellous microgreens

December 16, 2017

Nutritious microgreens, explains Penny Woodward, are quick to grow and delicious to eat.

Love-in-a-mist

Love-in-a-mist

December 16, 2017

Penny Woodward says that despite its delicate looks, love-in-a-mist is surprisingly tough and easy to grow.

pickling cucumbers

All bottled up

December 14, 2017

Cucumbers aren't just salad extras. Give them a starring role as pickles. Justin Russell explains. 

Peter Cundall and fruit trees

On fruit patrol

December 14, 2017

There can be some nasty pests and diseases in the summer orchard.
Try Peter Cundall's trusted control methods.

Turning compostable food waste to bioplastic

Turning food to bioplastics

December 12, 2017

Two brothers are turning plant-based food waste into bioplastics, writes Dr Reese Halter.

Sweetcorn

December gardening jobs

December 4, 2017

When you're not watching cricket or sipping chilled beverages, tackle Justin Russell's must-do jobs.

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