Sowing and planting slows down this month but there’s still plenty that’s ripe for the picking
Saving seed not only saves you money but it allows you to grow plants that are better adapted to your garden or allotment. Here’s four ways to harvest, store…or share
An exploration of some fascinating and surprising facts about how our stomachs work and the important role they play in our wellbeing and health
With everything from five-a-day vegetable blends to pizza-inspired muddles gracing cocktail menus across the UK this year, it appeared the savoury cocktail concept had been well and truly exhausted. But, it seems, something even more pungent is lurking in the shadows.
While there’s still much debate on just what are the right quantities of garlic, salt and cheese needed for pesto – and whether it should be smooth or speckled with green; or what kind of nuts to use – the main ingredient can also be freely tweaked depending on what’s to hand in the vegetable patch.
August is when all the hard work of the preceding gardening year comes to fruition, Bundles of vegetables and fruit await, so get ready-set-go with your bottles, Kilner jars and freezer bags and fill your Autumn storecupboard.
We might wonder why it’s worth saving water, especially with all the rain we’ve had recently! However, with the average person using 150 litres a day, rising by 1% since 1930, our current usage is not sustainable. Take action to reduce your use in the garden
As a gardening journalist I’m lucky enough to combine my love of growing with my work, so it was fascinating to be commissioned to look into the history of the …
With lighter nights and warmer days, ditch the gym and start exercising outside. It could have surprising benefits
Summer at the allotment is all about busting your gut – and your gluts! To avoid the latter, succession sow your seeds to extend your harvest.