Birdhouse and Blossom

Gardening jobs for September

September 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL says use the fleeting season to get chores done ahead of what's likely to be a long, hot summer.

Apple blossom

The birds and the bees

August 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL discusses the birds, the bees and the mysteries of fruit tree pollination.  

sowing melon seed

Plant a seed

October 2014

Get inspired by the new issue of Organic Gardener magazine with our special 'Seeds' feature, says STEVE PAYNE.

Garlic freshly harvested

Harvesting garlic

September 2014

How do you know when to harvest your garlic? asks PENNY WOODWARD.

She'll be apples

August 2014

It's early spring and the sap is rising, the perfect time to propagate deciduous fruit trees says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Making Seed Drills

What to plant in August

July 2014

To get the lowdown on what to sow now, wherever you are, check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's guide to August planting.

Bolting Broccoli

Bolting, and how to postpone it

October 2013

With a change in seasons comes vegetables bolting quickly to seed. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains why plants bolt, and suggests ways to slow the process down.

Southern Glen Garlic

Garlic harvest begins

October 2013

Much to his neighbours suprise, JUSTIN RUSSELL starts harvesting the first of his garlic bulbs. Check out his tips on knowing when the time’s right.