What to plant now

Climbing Beans

What to plant in October

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 8:00am

Not sure whether to plant a pumpkin or a pommelo in October? Check out Justin Russell's seasonal spring guide.

Indigo Rose tomatoes

Growing black tommies

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 1:19pm

For sublime flavour try your hand at growing black tomatoes, writes Penny Woodward.

harvested beetroot

What to plant in September

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 4:47pm

Hello spring! It's time to get your hands dirty in the garden writes Justin Russell.

Cornflowers are a safe option for hayfever sufferers

Avoiding the big sneeze

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 2:04pm

Want flowers but not hayfever this spring? Karen Sutherland explains what to plant and what to avoid. 

Pint-sized pumpkins

Mighty mini pumpkins

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 1:37pm

Packing a punch in the flavour and colour stakes, mini pumpkins are great for small spaces says Paul West.

Florence Fennel

Fennel forever

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 8:09pm

Penny Woodward explores the many uses of fabulous fennel, and includes growing tips and a recipe for fennel butter.

Winter Greens

What to plant in August

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

Get out and about in the late winter sunshine with the help of Justin Russell's suggestions for what to plant now.

Asian greens

What to plant in July

Wed, 28/06/2017 - 12:49pm

Before planting in July it pays to take your soil's temperature, says Justin Russell.

Winter salads

What to plant in June

Wed, 31/05/2017 - 8:00am

Don't be tempted to hibernate because winter is here, says Justin Russell, there's still plenty of planting to be done in June.

May Veg Patch

What to plant in May

Mon, 01/05/2017 - 2:45pm

As autumn begins its descent into winter Justin Russell says it’s time to plant for the season ahead.

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