From plot to plate

Step-by-step: Winter focus on fruit

Step-by-step: Winter focus on fruit

December is a good time to give fruit trees and plants some attention, whether pruning, potting up or planting out. So make sure your new year is a fruitful one and get going now… Read more »

Out & about: December

Out & about: December

Your guide to events of interest this coming month Read more »

Big ideas for little plots: Wildlife window box

Big ideas for little plots: Wildlife window box

Wildlife gardens don't have to be big – try packing in some food and shelter for garden wildlife in a winter window box with these ideas. Read more »

Trade secrets

Trade secrets

Judith Conroy, from Garden Organic, gives her tips for growing, harvesting and using chicory in the kitchen this winter. Read more »

Step-by-step Make a homemade tunnel cloche

Step-by-step Make a homemade tunnel cloche

Cloches protect crops over winter and extend harvesting time, but ready-made tunnels can often be flimsy and small. So why not make a larger, sturdy version with some builder's yard basics… Read more »

Out & about: November

Out & about: November

Your guide to events of interest this coming month Read more »

Big ideas for little plots: Herb spiral

Big ideas for little plots: Herb spiral

Go vertical and take a leaf out of permaculture principles with a helter-skelter shaped raised bed for culinary cuttings. Read more »

Trade secrets

Trade secrets

Like to make your own wine? October to March is a good time to plant a grapevine. RHS Wisley gardener Bernard Boardman shares his secrets for success. Read more »

Step-by-step Autumn peas and beans

Step-by-step Autumn peas and beans

Set your pulse racing for spring by sowing peas and beans for overwintering. Read more »