Honeybees and droneflies

By Richard Jones in Unassigned
Just back from a long weekend in the village of Croscombe, in Somerset, where The Landmark Trust has a fabulous 15th century building to rent. Continue reading...
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Planting seeds and germination

By Jekka McVicar in Unassigned
This has been a better week despite the weather. The days are getting longer, the light levels are increasing, the sun has shone off and on and the seedlings are emerging. Continue reading...

Still planting garlic

By Jane Moore in Unassigned
...it's mid February all of a sudden and I still haven't got those last couple of garlic bulbs in. I'm going to plant them now though, even if it is late. Continue reading...

Birds and bird feeders

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
Garden tits and fat balls. No, I'm not about to start writing top shelf, plain brown envelope stuff, just about birds and bird feeders. Continue reading...

Plants for winter scent

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
Since Christmas the weather has been almost universally ghastly... Over the last couple of days, however, I have noticed everything change; the skies are blue and the sun is shining. Continue reading...
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Sieving compost

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
Like many gardeners at this time of year, I can normally be found in the garden with my head in a bag of compost. Continue reading...

Slugs and snails and puppy dogs' tails

By James Alexander-Sinclair in Unassigned
Every year the RHS publishes a list of popular pests: popular in that they are the ones about whom the RHS entomologists have had the most enquiries. Continue reading...

Squirrel damage to Brussels sprouts

By Pippa Greenwood in Unassigned
I've had a great few years growing an extraordinary range of vegetable crops for my series 'Veg With Pippa' in Gardeners' World Magazine. Continue reading...


By Richard Jones in Unassigned
The night air is rent by unearthly shrieks... It sounds like witches are murdering some poor soul deep in a well at the end of my garden. Continue reading...

My Big Garden Birdwatch

By Adam Pasco in Unassigned
I've just enjoyed a relaxing hour, cup of tea in one hand, binoculars in the other, gazing out of the window at my garden, taking part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. Continue reading...