All Gardens

Greenhouse growing

April 2019

You can use a structure such as a greenhouse to modify climate conditions, says Justin Russell, protecting plants or extending the growing season for cold-sensitive crops.

Dianthus and sage.

Growing in sandy soils

April 2019

A few gardeners are blessed with deep, rich, textured, fertile soil. But what if you aren't? Penny Woodward has some ideas to help.

Pickeral rush in pond

Create an edible pond

October 2018

Setting up a pond with edible plants will provide water for wildlife and help cool your garden in summer.

Aphids on broccoli

Pesky aphids

September 2018

Spring is aphid season says Penny Woodward. Here's how to control them.

Elephant garlic

The elephant of garlics

September 2018

It's much too late to plant garlic, explains Penny Woodward, but the perfect time for Elephant garlic.

A bed of wallflowers

Wondrous wallflowers

August 2018

You can't go past deliciously scented wallflowers for your spring and summer garden writes Penny Woodward.

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