What to plant now

Heirloom tomatoes

Tomatoes in pots

Fri, 11/10/2019 - 4:20pm

Karen Sutherland tells us how to grow tomatoes in pots.

Colourful flowers to plant this spring

Tue, 24/09/2019 - 9:47am

It's hard to pick favourites when it comes to flowers, but this gorgeous blossom is at the top of Lentil Purbrick's list this spring.

Sweet corn plants

Succulent sweet corn

Sun, 22/09/2019 - 3:23pm

Put your water on to boil, says Penny Woodward, before picking your sweet corn.


The sweetest thing

Fri, 23/08/2019 - 5:56pm


Penny Woodward asks why isn't stevia more widely grown and used?


Lovely leeks

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 12:09pm

Leeks are best planted in Autumn and Winter says Penny Woodward

Purple cabbage

What to plant in February

Tue, 29/01/2019 - 1:59pm

It's horrid weather for planting, says Justin Russell, but try to get some winter crop seeds sown into punnets.


What to plant in January

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 4:01pm

Justin Russell reminds us that the summer solstice has passed and the sun is lowering in the sky.