All Gardens

Cornflowers are a safe option for hayfever sufferers

Avoiding the big sneeze

August 2017

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

Pint-sized pumpkins

Mighty mini pumpkins

August 2017

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

Garlic and endive

Self-sown bonanza

August 2017

Penny Woodward says she doesn't have to do anything, these vegies and flowers just appear.

Florence Fennel

Fennel forever

August 2017

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

Table grapes

Grape expectations

August 2017

Justin Russell shares a bunch of tips for growing table grapes, including the best choices for your climate.

Red salvia flowers

Shimmering salvias

July 2017

Penny Woodward says she wouldn't be without these surperb ornamental salvias in her garden.

Chicken in nesting box

The best nest

June 2017

Jessamy Miller investigates nest boxes, from size and siting to keeping them clean, in the hen house.

 

Removing suckers

Tidying your trees

June 2017

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

Mobile biochar kiln

Biochar explained

June 2017

Simon Webster investigates biochar and reveals Peter Cundall's method for making it.

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