From plot to plate

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 »