Blogs

Young chervil plants

Subtle, charming chervil

April 26, 2018

A basket of chervil seeds was found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, says Penny Woodward.

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 18, 2018

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Autumn colour

Autumn leaves

April 16, 2018

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

Spring onions

Spring to it

April 12, 2018

Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch says Penny Woodward.

Sharpening secateurs

How to sharpen your tools

April 5, 2018

Well-maintained tools make gardening jobs safer and easier. Justin Russell shows how to keep them sharp.

More or less space?

When more is less

April 3, 2018

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

A diverse garden

Diversity is the key

April 1, 2018

Penny Woodward explains how diversity is essential for healthy gardens, parks, farms and wild environments.

Autumn Light

Gardening jobs for April

March 29, 2018

With its golden light and pleasant working conditions, autumn is a magical time of the year to be gardener, says Justin Russell. 

Crimson Broad Beans

What to plant in April

March 29, 2018

Mid-autumn is a lovely time to plant some seeds for a winter harvest. Check out Justin Russell's April planting guide.

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