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Gardening

Make a show that’s bold and beautiful

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 — 13:30

BIG is certainly beautiful this year.

Grounds saved by dedicated army

Thursday, June 15, 2017 — 9:18

THERE can be no doubt if it was not for the modern ‘Land Army’ the grounds of Northwood House and park would be a pale shadow of their current colour and the appearance.

Mulberry bush is a Chelsea winner

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — 13:30

EVERY now and then amid all the releases of new plant varieties one comes along with the real wow factor.

The beautiful things in small packages

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — 13:30

SOMETIMES small is very beautiful in the gardening stakes.

Spectacular sight – the right plants in the right places

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — 13:30

I HAVE mixed memories of the Himalayan musk rose across the arch in front of the kitchen window.

Experts don’t always get it right about vegetables

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — 13:30

THEY say it is difficult to do but I have never found a problem with planting my parsnips.

How to keep wild garlic in check

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — 11:57

PERSONALLY, I love wild garlic but once it gets a foot (or bulb) hold it can be the very devil to get rid of.

The exotic plants that can thrive on the Island

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 — 13:30

THIS is a true — and surprising — tale of beauty and the beasties.

Tomatoes galore for the season ahead

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — 13:00

IT IS that tomato time of year again — and I love it.

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Melt-in-the-mouth lettuce a real find

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — 13:00

THE recent salad shortage underlined not only the value of domestic farming but more especially gardening.

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