Gardening Basics

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. 

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 1, 2018

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

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. 

Surprise potato

The accidental gardener

March 22, 2018

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

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