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Garden Tools

The joy of quality tools

July 2013

Quality tools are a gardener's best friend. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to pick a tool that will become a treasured family heirloom.

Worm Farm

Education of a worm farmer

June 2013

After his first worm farm was transformed into an invertebrate iceblock by a black frost six years ago, JUSTIN RUSSELL decides to have another go after discovering a worm farm kit at the back of his shed.

Bare Rooted Trees

Dare to bare

June 2013

Bare rooted trees will be appearing in nurseries over the next couple of weeks, and many are available online. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to successfully dare to bare.

Compost Bin

Make a cheap compost bin

June 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to make a compost heap from cheap, locally sourced materials.

A Family Affair

June 2013

Tino is working in his parents’ vegetable plot, giving some advice on propagating perennial vegetables, and the whole family gets together to help out.