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Mildew resistant Courgettes varieties

Courgette can take a real hammering from powdery mildew. Here are a few resistant varieties and methods for minimising infection.

Hypertufa planters – how to make [Ultimate guide]

Making your own hypertufa pots and stone effect trough couldn’t be easier. The effects are truly stunning and very cheap to construct.

Cottage Garden – Plant guide

Get the most out of your outdoor space and cram in your favourite flowering plants to create your own cottage garden.

Vegetables to grow in containers

As our gardens shrink, it’s a good idea to start growing our vegetables in containers. There are many benefits to this method of gardening.

Growing Runner Beans [how-to guide]

An organic guide for growing runner beans in any size garden. How to get the most out of your crop and recommended bean varieties.

Small garden vegetables

Here are some vegetable selections that you might want to try if you want to use the space in your garden sparingly

Looking after your Passion Flower

A quick guide to growing, pruning and feeding Passiflora caerulea. An introduction to other varieties of the Passion Flower

Mushrooms kits – log dowels

There are so many dowel kits to choose from – buying exotic mushrooms can be expensive, but it’s easy to grow them from your own back garden in logs.

Flowers for a dry garden

Growing flowers in a dry garden can be a real challenge. Here is a list of drought resistant flowering plants.

Fruiting Cherry trees

A quick guide to fruiting cherry tree varieties to grow in your garden

Growing hardy figs in the UK

Here in the UK, Fig trees can survive temperatures as low as -10C, produce bountiful crops of highly nutritious fruit and look great as a focal point in any sized garden.

Waltons polycarbonate greenhouse review (UK)

James Middleton’s review of an excellent and affordable polycarbonate greenhouse from Waltons.

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