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A physiological condition resulting from the build-up of moisture. Symptoms are brown, corky spots on leaves. It isn't contagious, but it's often mistaken for galls.
A traditional structure for the storage of vegetables. A clamp consists of a pile of the vegetables, layered with straw and soil to protect it from frost and rain. Ventilation holes are plugged with loose straw to prevent the build-up of carbon
Watch Monty Don's video demonstration on collecting leaves and storing them to create leaf mould, with storage techniques for both large and small gardens.autumnMore on leaf mould and compostingHow to build a leaf heapAdvice on collecting autumn
Monty Don explains how to attract bats to roost in your garden by adding a number of bat boxes around the garden. He demonstrates how to build your own boxes and where to locate them for the best chance of success.all-year-roundAttracting wildlife
leatherjackets to the surface where they can be collectedBuild new compost bins to recycle garden waste
Clean and sharpen knives and secateurs, and spray metal tools with oilPut up nesting boxes for birds in suitable trees or on buildingsMove shrubs growing in the wrong placeService petrol lawn mowersSearch through seed, bulb and nursery catalogues
Build a compost binStart adding homemade compost to your soil and you'll not only enjoy watching your garden thrive and flourish but you'll also have the satisfaction of seeing your kitchen waste get recycled too. In just five easy steps, we'll show
Make a bug boxEncourage helpful insects such as ladybirds, lacewings and bees into your garden by building them their own bug box. Giving them somewhere to shelter or hibernate, this simple to build home is perfect for gardeners who want to look
Monty Don shows you how to lay a long-lasting decked pathway using sustainable materials.all year roundMore DIY ideas for your gardenHow to lay a slab pathway.How to construct a wooden planter.How to make a pebble mosaic path.How to build a raised
.Laying a patio.Making a pebble mosaic path.Building a raised bed.