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

As the last of this week’s snow melts away it always amazes me how year on year, the weather in March can alter ...

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 ...

May Gardening with Bob Davison

If there is a month in which I feel that I never really catch up with the  garden, then it is May. We stretch our ...