Plants & Vegetables

'Glass gem' heirloom corn

Corn fights back

August 2, 2018

Justin Russell introduces the world of heirloom corn, including eating, flour and popping cultivars. 

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 1, 2018

Spring is just around the corner. Justin Russell suggests vegies you can plant in your August garden.

Mustard Greens

What to plant in July

July 3, 2018

Depending on your climate, July's either a great month to plant vegies, or a time to hibernate, says Justin Russell.

Frost on kale leaves

A frosty reception

June 25, 2018

When frost comes creeping it can ruin a garden. Helen McKerral suggests ways to combat it.

 

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

May 2, 2018

Justin Russell suggests two jobs to do this month to help your garden deal with a changing climate

Young chervil plants

Subtle, charming chervil

April 26, 2018

A basket of chervil seeds was found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, says Penny Woodward.

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 18, 2018

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

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