wildlife in your garden

Welcome wildlife into your garden with these simple measures to help boost a healthy ecosystem.

organic weeding guide

A gardener who hates weeding has picked the wrong hobby. Anyone who tends gardens or toils on an allotment will spend large...

sheds

Whether you are after an allotment-bound base or a back-garden bolthole from which to slurp tea and pretend to work, there is a shed out...

rhubarb

Rhubarb is an easy to maintain vegetable that keeps on giving. Here’s how to grow it and a few suggestions for what to do with the...

weird vegetables

Fancy a change from pulling carrots, digging spuds or plucking runner beans? Then this quartet of easy to grow veg is well worth...

vegetable patch

With the start of spring not far away, there are a few tasks that can be performed now to give you a head start for when the hectic...

guide to chopping wood

One of winter’s great simple pleasures is a real, crackling log fire. To help you swing your axe with greater confidence here are...

how do I grow an apple tree

It may be difficult for you to prise yourself from the warm folds of the sofa during the cold winter months, but if you have designs on...

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