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Pickeral rush in pond

Create an edible pond

October 18, 2018

Setting up a pond with edible plants will provide water for wildlife and help cool your garden in summer.

Spreading mulch

Mulching pots

August 15, 2018

As the weather warms up Penny Woodward explains why it's good to mulch your pots.

Potted heritage lemons

Potting lemons and limes

July 5, 2018

Annette McFarlane reveals the secrets to potting success for heritage lemons and limes.

Frost on kale leaves

A frosty reception

June 25, 2018

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

 

Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

June 7, 2018

As seed company ownership tightens, now's the time to learn how to save your own seed writes Simon Webster. 

Perennial chamomile

Perennial pruning

May 14, 2018

Pruning and dividing some perennials keeps their growth under control, says Penny Woodward.

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

May 2, 2018

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

Autumn colour

Autumn leaves

April 16, 2018

Autumn leaves are myriad colours, says Penny Woodward, and they're useful too!

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