Buckland oregano

Oregano and marjoram

February 26, 2019

Penny Woodward says that oregano comes into its own at this time of year.

Matriarchs & Merlins

February 22, 2019

Simon Webster knows he's not top of the pack on Plot Farm, but things are getting doggone ridiculous!

Turkey poults

A Turkey Tale

February 18, 2019

Jessamy Miller tells of the pleasures and pitfalls of raising baby turkeys.

Banded sugar ant

Ants - friend or foes

February 13, 2019

Ants are part of life in Australia, says Denis Crawford, and are very important in the environment.

Apple tree

Small space apple tricks

February 7, 2019

Helen McKerral tells you all you need to know to grow apples in small spaces.


Hyssop highlights

February 3, 2019

Hyssop, says Penny Woodward, attracts bees and butterflies and dispels the ‘nits and itchings of the beard’!

Purple cabbage

What to plant in February

January 29, 2019

It's horrid weather for planting, says Justin Russell, but try to get some winter crop seeds sown into punnets.



January 20, 2019

This important insect-repellent herb has lots of uses says Penny Woodward

Storing garlic

January 10, 2019

So you've harvested and cured your garlic, now you need to store it. Penny Woodward explains how.