Cordon tomatoes are grown to produce fruit along the length of one leading stem. In this video clip, Monty Don explains why it’s important to pinch out sideshoots, as well as how to remedy underperforming tomato plants.
A beautiful trio of African lilies to add a tropical flavour to the garden. Clusters of trumpet-shaped blooms form globes atop sturdy stems from mid-summer. Pay £21 for one each of 'Poppin Purple', 'Vallée de L'Authion' and 'Twister'.