Quick growing tips

Quick growing tips

Joyce Russell shares some of her top growing tips for May… It’s worth making a second sowing of anything that failed from an earlier one. On the other hand, it will save valuable growing time if you can find young plants to buy in instead. Look for strong, healthy growth and try not to import any problems. Sow in situ…
Chelsea Fringe at Nine Elms on the South Bank

Chelsea Fringe at Nine Elms on the South Bank

Nine Elms on the South Bank is drawing together a programme of local activities as part of #Chelsea Fringe. The international garden festival that’s now in its fourth year and celebrates everything from guerrilla gardeners to community projects and large-scale installations. The programme at Nine Elms draws inspiration from the area’s horticultural and industrial heritage, celebrates the area’s flourishing green…
New berry on the block

New berry on the block

There’s a new #berry on the block this #strawberry season, with extra #health benefits. This unique, almost black strawberry called Nerina is packed with health-giving antioxidants in form of polyphenols and vitamins. However, you will not find it in punnets but in products. Nerina, which relates to the original wild strawberry, is the result of years of research and cultivation…
Enjoy the great outdoors with celebrity TV gardener David Domoney

Enjoy the great outdoors with celebrity TV gardener David Domoney

Whether you’re planning a BBQ in the garden, looking to makeover a tired outdoor space, or looking for green-fingered ideas for little ones. Having started out his career working at a garden centre, the ITV’s Love Your Garden presenter has teamed up with Dobbies Garden Centres to share advice and ideas. To see the range of vidoes available, visit: www.dobbies.com/spring/how-to-with-david-domoney.…
Growing vegetables in small spaces

Growing vegetables in small spaces

BBC Gardener of The Decade, Katherine Crouch, shows how to plant and grow a vegetable garden in a small space. Katherine uses a grow bag and wooden poles to allow the vegetable plants and seeds to grow upwards to maximise what fruit and vegetables you can grow in a small space. The varieties of climbing vegetables used in this video…