YIPEEEE! I was handed my new allotment at the weekend. Sadly, being in the middle of insulating the loft I was unable to do anything on it. But Monday lunchtime…

How to make Cider at home [video]

Watch this great video on how to make Cider at home CIDER-MAKING: A QUICK GUIDE As well cider apples, dessert or cooker varieties can be used; the best cider is…

It’s time to start winter pruning your apple and pear trees for bumper crops this season, but how you tackle them will depend on how they produce their fruit. Do…

AG garden editor, Kris Collins, is dusting off the heated propagator to gets his favourite summer crops underway Fill cells with seed and cuttings compost. I sieve mine first, to…

The heat of different chillies is measured using the Scoville scale, which marks the degree of dilution of the chilli sample in a sugar solution. A rating of 100,000 means…

There are a few timely jobs to do if you want a good crop of citrus fruit this year, says Kris Pruning REMOVAL OF larger branches is best done in…