From plot to plate

Noble rot

Noble rot

It's the perfect time to start making your own compost, says gardening editor Alice Whitehead, so muck in with our step-by-step guide to magical mulch. Read more »

One potato, two potato…

One potato, two potato…

Gardening editor Alice Whitehead digs deep for Britain's tastiest tatties and shows you how you can harvest perfect potatoes from the patio. Read more »

Grow your own fig tree

Grow your own fig tree

Winter is the perfect time to plant a fig tree in your garden. Expert Will Sibley shares his top tips... Read more »

Grow your own orchard

Grow your own orchard

A fantastic project. Read more »

PROJECT: How to grow...

PROJECT: How to grow...

Safer than foraging, it's easy to grow your own mushrooms. Here's how to get started. Read more »

Trade secrets: Sowing a meadow

Trade secrets: Sowing a meadow

Paul Cook, curator of RHS Harlow Carr, North Yorkshire (www.rhs.org.uk/
harlowcarr
), gives his tips on sowing and growing a meadow. Read more »

Big ideas for little plots: Portable hanging planter

Big ideas for little plots: Portable hanging planter

Hung with produce or pretty flowers, this nifty lean-to trellis can be moved around the garden to brighten up bare patches. Read more »

Step-by-step: Make your own apple juice

Step-by-step: Make your own apple juice

There's little that can beat the taste of homemade apple juice, so turn a glut into a goldmine, with a spot of home juicing. Read more »

Big ideas for little plots: 30-minute pond

Big ideas for little plots: 30-minute pond

No time or space for a water feature? Here we show you how to create an easy, mini 'edible pond' in your lunch hour using reclaimed materials. Read more »

Trade secrets

Trade secrets

In August, the market town of Pershore in Worcestershire pays tribute to plums with a giant festival. Here, Richard Toft, development manager at Pershore College, the specialist horticultural college, gives his tips on growing and harvesting this special fruit. Read more »