Garry Coward-Williams, editor I’m quite a ‘homey’ person, so really the lockdown was not a big deal to me aside from the initial problems of getting food and necessities. And…

Horticulture industry chiefs are concerned that the Coronavirus emergency could bring about a reduction in the UK’s biosecurity. They fear that if the C19 lockdown causes significant damage to the…

These are worrying times financially for a lot of people. Feeding the family, affording the basics, wondering where you can turn for help – that’s a lot of reasons to…

It is perfectly safe for garden centres to reopen, according to one of the UK’s leading plant wholesalers. Paul Rochford, director of Joseph Rochford Gardens Ltd, believes that garden centres…

  Wendy Humphries, letters editor Nigel Slater I am no perfectionist when it comes to culinary skills, which is why ‘Eat’ by Nigel Slater is my go-to cookery book among…

One of the great advantages of posting a daily blog here is that we can bring news to you as and when it breaks. The latest comes from France where,…