Thursday, September 19, 2019

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

Buzzing Garden, Saltwell Park, Gateshead

A new Swedish treasure - parents and children, please respect it! One of my childhood haunts, Saltwell Park in Gateshead, has a new attraction -...

FEATURED PLANTS AND FLOWER SEEDS

GARDENING NEWS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, COMMENT

Allotment

National Allotment Week 2019

A Shared Harvest is this year's theme, August 12-18 Every day in this season of plenty is a reason to celebrate having an allotment but...
Grass helps to drain away excess water

Why you shouldn’t use artificial turf

Lawn expert David Hedges-Gower on the environmental dangers of fake grass As regular readers will know, I don't write about lawns because I don't have...

TOP POSTS AND PAGES TODAY

Best multi-branching sunflowers

Size isn't everything - go for multiple flowerers In late summer, you reap the rewards of growing sunflowers, with the traditional huge yellow heads nodding...

Britain in Bloom finalists 2019

Communities named to compete for floral honours Finalists have been chosen to battle it out for the RHS’s 2019 Britain in Bloom competition. Now in its...

New showbench onion to rival The Kelsae

Onion Exhibition takes over where parent seed fails Monster veg fans and show bench growers will love new onion Exhibition, introduced by Johnsons. It's a progeny...

Champion onion Kelsae back on sale

Hurry... limited number of plants available Showbench onion exhibitors and lovers of monster veg… great news. Two years after a freak hailstorm wiped out the entire crop...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

JOBS, MY GARDEN, TECHNIQUES, PESTS, DISEASES

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS