Plants & Vegetables

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.

'Glass gem' heirloom corn

Corn fights back

August 2018

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

Frost on kale leaves

A frosty reception

June 2018

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

 

Crimson Broad Beans

What to plant in April

March 2018

Mid-autumn is a lovely time to plant some seeds for a winter harvest. Check out Justin Russell's April planting guide.

seed security at risk

New seed security threat

March 2018

A review of the import of brassica seed is a threat to small farmers, seed suppliers and our nation's food sovereignty, says Justin Russell.

A bunch of celery

Do the celery crunch

March 2018

Freshly cut, clean, crunchy celery is the perfect plant for autumn, says Penny Woodward.

Green Manure

Gardening jobs for March

March 2018

Justin Russell reckons it's time to take advantage of pleasant autumn weather and get stuck into gardening jobs.

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