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Gardens for dementia

June 28, 2018

Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.

Michael Ableman

In conversation with...

June 27, 2018

Simon Webster chats with organic farmer and author Michael Ableman about the healing power of growing food. 

Frost on kale leaves

A frosty reception

June 25, 2018

When frost comes creeping it can ruin a garden. Helen McKerral suggests ways to combat it.

 

Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

June 7, 2018

As seed company ownership tightens, now's the time to learn how to save your own seed writes Simon Webster. 

Peace rose

Roses of yesteryear

June 7, 2018

Penny Woodward investigates roses of yesteryear, and lists her top picks. 

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 1, 2018

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

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