Plants & Vegetables

Purple cabbage

What to plant in February

January 2019

It's horrid weather for planting, says Justin Russell, but try to get some winter crop seeds sown into punnets.

Spade and gloved hand

Planting seedlings

December 2018

There are some ways, says Penny Woodward, to ensure that summer planted seedlings stay alive.

Sweetcorn

What to plant in December

November 2018

Want to know the secret to an extended summer harvest season? Read on for Justin Russell's December planting suggestions.

Heirloom bean graphic

Which bean is that?

September 2018

Want to know which heirloom bean is which? We reveal all here!

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 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 2018

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

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

May 2018

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

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 2018

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

Autumn Light

Gardening jobs for April

March 2018

With its golden light and pleasant working conditions, autumn is a magical time of the year to be gardener, says Justin Russell. 

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