What to do now

More or less space?

When more is less

April 2018

The more the land, the more ambitious Simon Webster’s gardening vision became. 

Surprise potato

The accidental gardener

March 2018

Simon Webster cottons on to a new way of gardening – expect the unexpected – at Plot Farm. 

Green Manure

Gardening jobs for March

March 2018

Justin Russell reckons it's time to take advantage of pleasant autumn weather and get stuck into gardening jobs.

Tommy toes

Jobs for February

January 2018

Planning a big weekend in the garden? Justin Russell gives a rundown on some of the major gardening jobs for Feb.

Worm liquid is a relatively easy-to-produce home-made liquid fertiliser.

Liquid gold

January 2018

Penny Woodward investigates the expanding range of liquid fertilisers, from seaweed extracts to manure teas.

A developing tomato

Doing the tomato shake

January 2018

Shake your tomato flowers to help with pollination and set fruit, writes Penny Woodward.

Peter Cundall and fruit trees

On fruit patrol

December 2017

There can be some nasty pests and diseases in the summer orchard.
Try Peter Cundall's trusted control methods.

pickling cucumbers

All bottled up

December 2017

Cucumbers aren't just salad extras. Give them a starring role as pickles. Justin Russell explains. 

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