Courgette can take a real hammering from powdery mildew. Here are a few resistant varieties and methods for minimising infection.
Making your own hypertufa pots and stone effect trough couldn't be easier. The effects are truly stunning and very cheap to construct.
Get the most out of your outdoor space and cram in your favourite flowering plants to create your own cottage garden.
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.
An organic guide for growing runner beans in any size garden. How to get the most out of your crop and recommended bean varieties.
Here are some vegetable selections that you might want to try if you want to use the space in your garden sparingly
A quick guide to growing, pruning and feeding Passiflora caerulea. An introduction to other varieties of the Passion Flower
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.
Growing flowers in a dry garden can be a real challenge. Here is a list of drought resistant flowering plants.
A quick guide to fruiting cherry tree varieties to grow in your garden
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.
James Middleton's review of an excellent and affordable polycarbonate greenhouse from Waltons.