What to do now

Cool-season pruning

Tue, 28/05/2019 - 11:27am

Before you start pruning, there's a few things you need to consider, writes Justin Russell.

Matriarchs & Merlins

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 5:00pm

Simon Webster knows he's not top of the pack on Plot Farm, but things are getting doggone ridiculous!

Storing garlic

Thu, 10/01/2019 - 1:59pm

So you've harvested and cured your garlic, now you need to store it. Penny Woodward explains how.

Nets for fruit trees

Netting fruit

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 2:10pm

Penny Woodward explains that now is the perfect time to net or bag your fruit.

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.