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edible crops from seedRead Pippa Greenwood's blog on growing salad leavesGrowing basil from seedGrowing tomatoes from seedGrowing chillies from seed
and ideas on growing herbsCreating a container display of edible herbs.Follow Joe Swift's video advice on growing basil from seed.Learn about healing herbs from herb expert Jekka McVicar.Learn how to take rosemary and lavender cuttings.
season.Rue is hardy, but if it should fail it's easily grown from seed sown outdoors in spring. Beware of its sap, though, as it can burn your skin on contact.More advice on growing herbsFollow Joe Swift's advice on growing basil from seed.Read more about
to grow basil from seedGrow peppermint and thyme in a pot> video demonstration
.Watch Joe' Swift's advice on growing basil from seed.Follow Monty's advice on growing carrots in a container.
platter of sandwiches. We both agreed that we felt a craving for greenery at this time of year.It might be too cold to grow your own salad leaves in the garden right now, but I'm tucking into lettuce, baby spinach, rocket leaves and a whole lot more
, but my thoughts are turning to the Mediterranean, and summer holidays. I like to imagine what I'll be growing and eating in the summer: masses of zingy tomatoes, sweet and crisp peppers, juicy cucumbers and buttery salad leaves. Oh, and warm ratatouille
seedling by its leaves, gently tease the roots into the planting hole. Firm the soil around each plant and water.AdamMore on growing tomatoesRead Pippa Greenwood's blog on growing tomatoes outdoorsGrowing basil from seedGrowing salad leaves from seedGrowing
holes with your pencil. Then, holding each seedling by its leaves, gently tease the roots into the planting hole. Firm the soil around each plant and water.AdamMore on growing edible cropsRead Adam Pasco's blog on growing chilli peppersGrowing basil from
For me, the competition to grow a giant sunflower is over. My six sunflowers are either in flower or just about to bloom, which means they're not going to grow any taller. They look good, particularly the two that are providing support for the rogue