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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.

Frost on kale leaves

A frosty reception

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 4:24pm

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


Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 12:00am

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

Perennial chamomile

Perennial pruning

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 2:34pm

Pruning and dividing some perennials keeps their growth under control, says Penny Woodward.

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

Wed, 02/05/2018 - 8:00am

Justin Russell suggests two jobs to do this month to help your garden deal with a changing climate.