Tuesday, September 17, 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

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...

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...

Champion The Kelsae onion back for 2019

Legendary exhibition variety available as module-grown plants After a serious crop failure a couple of years back, showbench favourite onion the Kelsae is available again this year...

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show 2019 review and results

Last Autumn show in Harrogate goes out with a bang If you're betting man or woman, you can usually expect a torrential shower or two...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

JOBS, MY GARDEN, TECHNIQUES, PESTS, DISEASES

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS