What to plant now

Garlic

Garlic in your garden

March 2021

Homegrown garlic tastes dramatically better than any you can buy in your local supermarket, so why not grow it yourself! 

Round-leaf pigface

Edible succulents

February 2021

Karen Sutherland writes about three edible, waterwise succulents that you can plant now. They are easy to grow, and tasty!

From garden to plate – borage, heartsease, calendula, nasturtiums, dill and cornflowers.

Growing edible flowers in your garden

December 2020

Edible flowers add a colourful spark and fresh flavour to dishes, are the basis of health-giving teas, and create delicious cordials and preserves, writes Karen Sutherland.

Mulch will keep berries off the ground and avoid fungal diseases.

Strawberry growing success

October 2020

Penny Woodward reveals the secrets of growing full-flavoured and productive strawberries – whether in beds, baskets or pots. 

Horseradish power

March 2020

Autumn is the time when the wonderfully pungent horseradish is in its element -- you can plant and harvest now and once harvested it's time to start cooking!

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