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Gardening

Chinese big on miniatures too

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 — 13:30

My article of several weeks ago mentioning bonsai brought a big response.

Painting the garden rainbow

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 — 13:30

THE beauty of a garden in full flower is utterly captivating - whether it be formal, with colour palette carefully ordered, or a glorious, mix and match profusion of cottage garden-style.

Weaving the garden tapestry

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 — 13:30

A VARIETY of plant shapes and textures combined together can be the spice of a glorious planting, lending substance and distinction to the garden scene.

Stunning rose that’s worthy of this dame

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — 13:30

DAME Judi Dench is a hardy perennial Eng-lish rose so it was most appropriate she should have a bloom named after her — and what a wonderful one.

Can we grow tropical fruit on the Island?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 — 13:30

ANTHONY Joyce is going bananas for the tropical fruit — but I suspect he will be a tad disappointed.

This apple’s a real wonder

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 — 13:30

CONRAD Guntlett has been crushed by the community res-ponse to his charity juicing appeal — in a good way.

Our sweetcorn is now even better – thanks to hybrids

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 13:30

IT IS that sweet sweetcorn time of year again.

Wonderful world of strange squash and huge pumpkins

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — 13:30

FOR mere mortals, extreme measures are not possible to provide the optimum growing conditions for plants which do not like chill conditions.

Blue lettuce – but it’s not what you think

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 13:30

ANTHONY Steel is not feeling blue about his lettuce — although he is certainly seeing the colour.

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Seeds bonus for our gardens

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 — 13:30

EVERY year, plants spring up as a bonus to the birds that have been attracted to the seeds put out for them.

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