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Honey fungus

Honey fungus is UK’s worst disease

The discovery of four viruses to affect grapes and one to strike wisteria alarmed pest and disease experts at the Royal Horticultural Society. Two of the most damaging viruses to…

The Beechgrove Garden

The Beechgrove Garden is back on TV

And gardeners south of the border will be able to tune in too – with a BBC2 repeat confirmed for Sunday mornings this season. In a new feature, presenter Chris…

Fern Britton

BBC set to axe The Big Allotment Challenge

The BBC2 gardening contest, which is hosted by Fern Britton (pictured), appears to have been ditched by the Beeb. Celebrity judge Jim Buttress, who stars on the show, said production…

Allium leaf miner

Allium leaf miner is threat to onion crops

It’s partial to members of the onion family, with small white maggots boring into the foliage and stems of edibles such as leeks, onions, chives, shallots and garlic, rendering crops…