August/September 2016
Featured Articles

Vertical gardens
Green areas are popping up all over cities, but why should green areas need to be flat?

Plant hyacinths for Christmas
September is a great time to plant indoor hyacinth bulbs to force in time for Christmas

Troubleshoot your indoor garden
When houseplants and indoor garden crops begin to look unhealthy, it can be very frustrating. Luckily, the cause of every single problem in a garden can be traced to one of just ten sources.

From our archives

Plant a child-friendly garden
With a few changes and additions to your garden, you can create a garden your children will enjoy all year round.

Growing peashoots
If you're looking for a fast crop you can grow in early spring or late summer, why not try pea shoots?

Herb Gardening

G is for garlic
Garlic is best planted in late autumn and even in winter if the soil is not too heavy.


Editor's Blog

Pregnant Plants
All over my local community garden, the plants are pregnant. The tomato, pepper and aubergine plants are positively glowing with their red, yellow, green and purple bumps.

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Build a brick patio
The circular brick patio with a weaving garden path around it described in this feature has the power to stop visitors in their tracks.

Why do my plants keep dying?
Just like us, plant need three things: some amount of daylight, nutrition and something to drink.

Improving clay soil
If you have clay soil, the good news is that it is possible to make it more gardener-friendly and the method is, mercifully simple