Gardening Basics

How many chickens?

How many chickens...

May 2017

How many chickens can your space accommodate? Jessamy Miller explains.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.

Planting the seed

Planting the seed

April 2017

Growing vegies from seed has benefits aplenty, writes Annette McFarlane. 

Espaliered apple

Simple espalier technique

April 2017

Justin Russell shows you a simple espalier technique, perfect for small-space growing, plus his top 10 trees for training. 

Dividing Chives

Garden jobs for March

February 2017

March is no time to rest on your laurels, says JUSTIN RUSSELL. Read his tips for autumn gardening.

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 2016

In organic circles, lawns are oft seen as unsustainable. But it's possible to grow one organically, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Salad burnet flower

Salad burnet

December 2019

Cucumbery salad leaf and a cure for a drunkard's thirst, what more could you want? Penny Woodward asks.

Now is a good time to plant leeks.

WHAT TO DO NOW

October 2019

What to do in your garden in: December

Our regional gardening to-do list will help you prepare for the hot months ahead!

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