New accessibility features added in the latest Kitchen Garden app update

Users of the Kitchen Garden app on mobile can expect to find plenty of brand new accessibility features to greatly improve navigation and readability. The app has been redesigned for IOS and Android to optimise the user experience, allowing readers to catch up on gardening news and features with ease. These improvements include: Altering text sizeA text to speech functionNight…

the Story of the Tomato at Chelsea

The ever-popular tomato certainly deserves respect! Its history has been littered with adventure, travel and even wartime propaganda! Burpee Europe and Pennard Plants will be joining forces this September to celebrate the ‘love apple’ with a display at the Chelsea Flower Show. Based around the forthcoming book ‘Ten Tomatoes That Changed The World’ by William Alexander, it will explain why…

E5 OR E10?

With the introduction last week of E5 and E10 petrol options many will be wondering what can be used in petrol driven gardening tools.E10, the cheaper option and introduced to reduce CO2 emissions, is made up of 90% regular unleaded and 10% ethanol, hence why it is called E10. On the other hand, E5, the dearer alternative, is made up…

Major Milestone for Kitchen Garden Podcast as it surpasses 250,000 downloads!

The Kitchen Garden Podcast, home to a bi-monthly discussion of fantastic tips, how-to’s and news on all things gardening, has reached an amazing new milestone of a quarter of a million downloads! With a whopping 250,000 downloads now under its belt, the Kitchen Garden Podcast won’t take much recommending to those looking for something new to get stuck into. Whether…

Wildlife is welcome!

Actively attracting insects, worms and birds to our gardens and pots can help save the planet Gardeners at a national horticultural charity are encouraging us to attract wildlife into our gardens to help prevent irreversible extinctions and save the planet this ‘Organic September’.Leaders at Garden Organic say that without a collective effort to halt a worrying decline in wildlife, vital…