Gardening Advice

My best tips for making your patch pop!

Harvesting and storing potatoes

Harvesting and storing potatoes

We eat a lot of potatoes, so we grow a lot of potatoes. Here’s how we harvest and store them to feed us through winter.

Autumn in the vege garden

Autumn in the vege garden

I haven’t been very attentive to my garden lately, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be eating out of it in the coming months.

It’shallot of shallots

It’shallot of shallots

Shallots are one of the easiest things I grow in my garden, with an excellent rate of return.

Planting potatoes

Planting potatoes

Potatoes can be planted as soon as the last frosts pass. Find out what to do now to great crop next season!

Cloche hoops

Cloche hoops

All about our wonderful cloche hoops – and how you can have them too.

Square foot gardening

Square foot gardening

Low rainfall in summer each year means my garden always suffers. This year, I’m planning to share our water with one bed that really pumps… and grows everything.

How to grow ginger (Zingibar officiale)

How to grow ginger (Zingibar officiale)

A surprisingly simple and satisfying little crop to grow. Find out how to take a small piece from the supermarket and turn it into a year’s supply of ginger!

Planting leeks

Planting leeks

It’s time to plant leeks! There’s a bit of a trick to harvesting a good leek, so I thought I’d take a moment to show you how.