What to do now

Spreading mulch

Create a slug barrier

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 2:44pm

Peter Cundall first suggested this method of pear and cherry slug control, writes Penny Woodward. 


Eggplant harvest

Eggplants aplenty!

Thu, 14/09/2017 - 12:00am

Justin Russell investigates the best eggplant varieties for your garden plus growing, harvesting and storage advice.

Late Winter Veg

Gardening jobs for August

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 8:00am

Got the late winter blues? Justin Russell has plenty of ideas to get you outside in your garden. 

Garden Bed Preparation

Gardening jobs for July

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 8:00am

Justin Russell discovers a new found love for July and suggests some warming winter gardening action.

Removing suckers

Tidying your trees

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 12:08pm

Grab your secateurs. Now's the time to tidy up your trees, says Penny Woodward.

Peter Cundal liming in early winter

It's elementary

Tue, 30/05/2017 - 8:00am

Elements and trace elements are essential to plant health, so deficiencies can lead to a wide range of plant problems, writes Peter Cundall.


Gardening jobs for June

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 10:15am

Frost can be a mainstay of winter. Check out Justin Russell's seasonal tips for cold-weather calamities.

Edible dandelion

A few favourite weeds

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 12:00pm

Penny Woodward shares the hidden benefits of some of her favourite garden weeds.