Spring is such a lovely time in the garden with an abundance of flowers. Chives is a very useful and quietly pretty plant that is often overlooked amongst this profusion.
If the cold, winter days are making you feel a little run down, then maybe a warm cup of tea made from some regular garden herbs is just the thing to lift your spirits, writes PHIL DUDMAN.
Don’t fall for the myth that coriander loves to be grown in blazing hot sun during summer. JUSTIIN RUSSELL writes that the world’s most widely consumed herb does brilliantly in winter, even in the...
Viola tricolor; Commonly known as ‘heartsease’ or ‘Johnny-jump-up’, Viola tricolor is a cheery little annual guaranteed to brighten up the bleakest winter’s day.
Garlic is a winter crop in most areas, and if you live in warmer parts of the country, it pays to start planting now, says PHIL DUDMAN
To harvest, or not to harvest? It can be tricky to know when garlic is ready to be dug up, but JUSTIN RUSSELL has a simple method that doesn't involve counting leaves, and ignores the theory of...
Fresh organic ginger is expensive to buy, but incredibly easy to grow. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips.
Autumn is the time to be planting organic garlic. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips for getting you started.
There’s no need to wait for spices to arrive via ancient trade routes. In the right climate you can grow your own and savour the heady fragrance and flavours of a fresh harvest. NICK ROMANOWSKI...
Burdock (X Arctium lappa X) may be a tough, unglamorous and thistle–like, but it has a delicious edible root and invaluable medicinal uses, writes PENNY WOODWARD.