We seem to have a week for everything these days – National Potato Week, National Sausage Week, National Get Outraged About Something Really Strange Week. Yesterday we talked about International…

One of the most common questions we are asked is How can I make good homemade compost? Ours is all sludgy/smelly/dried out’. This week is International Compost Awareness Week –…

Garry Coward-Williams, editor Every plant variety in my garden fulfils a different role and thereby a unique place in my horticultural affections; the highlights of this year so far are…

Spring and autumn is traditionally the best time to plant evergreens. Thinking back to February and March, I recall the garden was still firmly in the grasp of winter. The…

The Post Office has announced that Saturday postal deliveries will cease as of May 2, 2020 and will remain so until further notice. This is due to the huge burden…

After several years of half-hearted flowering, last summer our agapanthus did us proud. We have three clumps in pots and two in the borders and they all flowered amazingly, possibly…

Few things taste as good as fresh peas straight from the garden. That sweet, crunchy taste is simply a mouthful of summer and peas are so easy to grow, it…

This week is National Gardening Week (though we thought every week was gardening week!) and to celebrate this fantastic festival of growing we would like to hear what YOU are…