From plot to plate

Out & about: October

Out & about: October

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Big ideas for little plots: Go nuts!

Big ideas for little plots: Go nuts!

Imagine swapping the pre-packaged (and imported) nuts from the supermarket for your own homegrown supply? Here's three to try... Read more »

Trade secrets

Trade secrets

Katherine Bone, senior gardener at the National Trust's Attingham Park in Shrewsbury, shares her secrets to harvesting herbs in autumn. Read more »

Step-by-step Create a hot bed

Step-by-step Create a hot bed

A simple hot bed can extend your growing season by several months and mean you could be planting all year round – so have a go this weekend! Read more »

Out & about: September

Out & about: September

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Big ideas for little plots: Edible hanging basket

Big ideas for little plots: Edible hanging basket

Flowering plants are as versatile in the kitchen as they are in the garden, says Kathy Brown in her new book, The Edible Flower Garden. Try this lovely summer-herb hanging basket for rich pickings from a small space. Read more »

Trade secrets

Trade secrets

Indulge your wild side and make wild flowers part of your patch whatever its size, says Trevor Dines, botanical specialist from wild plant conservation society Plantlife. Read more »

Step-by-step Autumn Shallots

Step-by-step Autumn Shallots

From golden orange to rosy red, these undemanding alliums will overwinter happily to give you small, sweet bulbs next year that are fantastic caramelised or pickled, and even better in a tart. Read more »

Out & about: August

Out & about: August

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Big ideas for little plots: Living Ladders

Big ideas for little plots: Living Ladders

Turn an old ladder into a vertical gardening space with these nifty space-saving ideas. Read more »