Gardening Tips for August

Battleship grey skies above, people intrepidly stripping off down to a lightweight fleece and a hopeful donning of ...

Gardening Tips for July 2016

Oh dear, so far it’s been ‘one of those summers’ again. Lots of cloud and temperatures rarely ...

Harvesting Strawberries

In our garden there is much competition for strawberries!  A friend of ours is a professional head gardener and has ...

Quick tip for getting the most number of leaves off your basil plants:

Many thanks to PP reader Carole Ruse for sending in these photos of her garden which she manages to keep lovely ...

Ten Top Tips for May Gardening with Bob Davison

Finally… a bit of warm weather! Up to the first weekend in May I was beginning to think that the potatoes and ...

April in the Garden

The weather has corrected itself over the last few weeks and we’ve been getting on with things now the ground ...

February Gardening with Bob Davison

As I fly the imaginary Penny Post drone over the villages of West Berkshire and Wiltshire I’m able to get a ...

December Gardening

December gardening ? Really ? Not a lot going on surely. And yet December holds a huge advantage in terms of little ...

August Gardening with Bob Davison

As one of those who hasn’t jetted off to the sun this year I’ve had to make do with quite an ordinary and ...