What to do now

Tree guard

Water saving tips

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 2:44pm

Penny Woodward looks at simple smalll scale tricks for efficient water use.

Now is a good time to plant leeks.


Thu, 03/10/2019 - 10:52am

What to do in your garden in: December

Our regional gardening to-do list will help you prepare for the hot months ahead!

Safety equipment

Safe shredding

Wed, 28/08/2019 - 5:21pm

Penny Woodward explains why she loves using her shredder

Cool-season pruning

Tue, 28/05/2019 - 11:27am

Before you start pruning, there's a few things you need to consider, writes Justin Russell.

Storing garlic

Thu, 10/01/2019 - 1:59pm

So you've harvested and cured your garlic, now you need to store it. Penny Woodward explains how.

Nets for fruit trees

Netting fruit

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 2:10pm

Penny Woodward explains that now is the perfect time to net or bag your fruit.

Pickeral rush in pond

Create an edible pond

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 12:00am

Setting up a pond with edible plants will provide water for wildlife and help cool your garden in summer.

Heirloom bean graphic

Which bean is that?

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 12:00am

Want to know which heirloom bean is which? We reveal all here!

Spreading mulch

Mulching pots

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 3:49pm

As the weather warms up Penny Woodward explains why it's good to mulch your pots.

Potted heritage lemons

Potting lemons and limes

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 3:00pm

Annette McFarlane reveals the secrets to potting success for heritage lemons and limes.