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 ...

April Gardening with Bob Davison

Quite a challenge: setting out jobs for April on one page! To generalise I would say that this is a month of ...

Is your garden ready for permaculture?

‘Permaculture’, as the name suggests, is a form of permanent agriculture. This gardening method goes ...

The restorative effects of digging over the soil on a crisp December day will probably help me forget the dull ,wet ...

November in the Garden with Bob Davison

What am I looking for in a November? A few good, bright days to lift the spirits and show up the last of autumns ...

Gardening Tips – April in the Garden

In the Garden with Bob Davison, Head Estate Gardener near Marlborough Warm March weather brought a flurry of ...