From plot to plate

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 »

Out & about: October

Out & about: October

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

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

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

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 »