Gardening Basics

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.

Boysenberries

Training brambleberries

August 2018

Helen McKerral investigates the juicy world of brambleberries, from boysenberries to youngberries. 

Heirloom pumpkins

Why grow heirlooms?

July 2018

Penny Woodward explains just how important heirloom edibles are to our, and the planet’s, survival. 

Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

June 2018

As seed company ownership tightens, now's the time to learn how to save your own seed writes Simon Webster. 

Spring onions

Spring to it

April 2018

Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch says Penny Woodward.

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