View Post

What to plant in a kitchen garden

How to grow broad beans


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow broad beans








Clare Foster






How to grow spinach and chard


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow spinach and chard







By
Clare Foster








How to grow beetroot


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow beetroot







By
Clare Foster






How to grow fennel


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow fennel







By
Clare Foster








How to grow leeks


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow leeks







By
Clare Foster






How to grow Brussels sprouts


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow Brussels sprouts







By
Clare Foster










How to grow tomatoes


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow tomatoes







By
Clare Foster






How to grow potatoes


















What to plant in a kitchen garden


How to grow potatoes







By
Clare Foster
View Post

Gardening tips: plant tufted hairgrass | Life and style

Plus: it’s time to thin out any hardy self-seeded annuals – then relax with a visit to the Great Dorset Plant Fair















































Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’ is a blond, airy perennial.Photograph: Christina Bollen/Alamy



Plant this Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’, or tufted hairgrass, is a blond, airy perennial that stays helpfully compact, at about 80cm tall, and is evergreen to boot.
View Post

How to grow and care for a wisteria plant

Simon Upton















How to grow wisteriaA senior gardener at Holland Park (which arguably has some of the best wisteria on view in London) advises "Wisteria is a deciduous plant; as such, planting in autumn or early spring is best practice.This allows the plant's root system to establish before foliage, flower and seed production is required.