London (change)
Today 20°C / 11°C
Tomorrow 18°C / 10°C
131 to 140 of 154 blog posts

Buying fruit trees

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Home-grown fruit is something I find difficult to resist; fruit trees make great ornamental, as well as edible, plants. Continue reading...
40 comments

Growing early potatoes

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
I remember sitting in gloomy horror as the full array of chemicals used on mass-produced potatoes was revealed. Continue reading...
36 comments

Growing strawberry plants

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
If you want fast fruit then look no further than strawberries... Continue reading...
39 comments

Hens in the vegetable patch

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Some months ago we took the plunge and bought some hens. The original, elderly hens we've had for years are lovely but they don’t lay eggs anymore. Continue reading...
14 comments

New Year revolutions

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
The New Year is a good time to re-evaluate our gardens, whether they're the size of a small postage stamp, or a sprawling country estate. Continue reading...
12 comments

Speedy salads

By Adam Pasco in Grow & eat
I hope I'm not getting impatient in my advancing years. When the latest seed catalogues arrived I determined to find out which were the quickest-growing salad crops. Continue reading...
4 comments

Choosing vegetable varieties

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
When the weather gets grim, I like to peruse the vegetable seed catalogues, checking the availability of my favourite varieties and finding out what's new. Continue reading...
13 comments

A hectic day at Gardeners' World Live

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
I hope I'll get a chance to go off and have a long hard look in the plant marquee and really enjoy some of the gorgeous plants. Continue reading...
9 comments

Sowing broad beans

By Jane Moore in Grow & eat
Spring is in the air, and plants are beginning to shake off their winter dormancy. The birds and bees are making a cautious appearance, along with my fellow allotmenteers. Continue reading...
25 comments

Sowing salad crops

By Pippa Greenwood in Grow & eat
Like it or lump it, there isn't that wide a range of vegetables you can enjoy fresh from the garden at this time of year. So how about some oriental veg? Continue reading...
15 comments
131 to 140 of 154 blog posts