Get more potatoes by earthing up

It will soon be time to dig up this years crop of potatoes but for now, keep earthing them up to get the best crop possible.

A Garden Design Masterclass at Abbey House

A Garden Design Masterclass at Abbey House Gardens
Abbey House Gardens in Malmesbury in Wiltshire are a stunning display of a huge variety of plants. It's a fabulous place to spend an afternoon, and there are some fine examples of garden design that we can all use in our own gardens too.

Clear away brassicas to make way for root crops

The last of the kale and purple sprouting broccoli has been harvested and eaten, so it's time to clear away what's left of the brassica plants, just in time to sow carrots, beetroot and parsnip in their place.