Plants & Vegetables

Watercress

The wonders of watercress

June 2015

Contrary to opinion, watercress is easy to grow, says JUSTIN RUSSELL, plus it's a nutritional powerhouse!

Cherries can be a challenge to grow, but worth the effort.

Cherry Charm

February 2013

Cherries can be tricky to grow, but the rewards are high and with new low-chill and dwarf varieties, more gardeners are giving them a go, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

plantain

Edible weeds

January 2020

Penny Woodward explains that weeds have many different uses.

Tomato flowers

Tending tomatoes

January 2020

Our tomatoes need regular tending right though the summer says Penny Woodward

Heartsease

Heartwarming heartsease

October 2019

In medieval times, Penny Woodward explains, heartsease was used in love potions.

Heirloom tomatoes

Tomatoes in pots

October 2019

Karen Sutherland tells us how to grow tomatoes in pots.

Sweet corn plants

Succulent sweet corn

September 2019

Put your water on to boil, says Penny Woodward, before picking your sweet corn.

Cumquats in basket

Easygoing cumquats

September 2019

Helen McKerral says its best to always plant comquats into warm soil.

Stevia

The sweetest thing

August 2019

 

Penny Woodward asks why isn't stevia more widely grown and used?

 

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