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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.

Sprouting seeds

Sprout your own seeds

August 3, 2017

Sprouts are the powerhouse of super foods. They’re also easy to grow. We show you how.

Mobile biochar kiln

Biochar explained

June 14, 2017

Simon Webster investigates biochar and reveals Peter Cundall's method for making it.

White-Throated Treecreepers using nesting boxes.

Attract native birds to your garden

May 24, 2017

By providing water, nesting havens and protective habitat, it’s possible to create a garden brimming with beautiful birds year-round, writes Libby Woodward. 

Peter Cundall

Viva la revolution!

May 16, 2017

Peter Cundall celebrates the organic ‘revolution’ and invites you to join him in growing food in your urban space. 

Espaliered apple

Simple espalier technique

April 26, 2017

Justin Russell shows you a simple espalier technique, perfect for small-space growing, plus his top 10 trees for training. 

Graceful tree frog

Creating a frog utopia

December 20, 2016

Leap into 2017 and the wonderful world of frogs and water-loving insects, writes LEONIE SHANAHAN.

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