Herbs

Young chervil plants

Subtle, charming chervil

April 26, 2018

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

Winter salads

What to plant in June

May 31, 2017

Don't be tempted to hibernate because winter is here, says Justin Russell, there's still plenty of planting to be done in June.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 4, 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 15, 2016

In organic circles, lawns are oft seen as unsustainable. But it's possible to grow one organically, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Basil

The best of basil

November 2, 2016

There's more than one basil for your kitchen garden, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

November planting

What to plant in November

October 26, 2016

With November just around the corner, JUSTIN RUSSELL introduces you to a month of planting for abundance.

 

Bunches of herbs

Make a bouquet garni

June 11, 2016

Add a bunch of flavour to your winter soups and stews with PENNY WOODWARD'S tips for beautiful bouquet garni.

Coriander leaves

Crazy for coriander

May 24, 2016

PENNY WOODWARD says versatile coriander deserves a place in every garden.

Bright green leaves of French tarragon

French tarragon

December 17, 2015

With a delicious, mellow aniseed flavour, PENNY WOODWARD says French tarragon should be in everyone's garden.

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