Willy Newlands

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Early harvest potatoes

Our eagerness to enjoy new potatoes year-round has resulted in an often over-mature offering from the supermarket. Avoid disappointment by learning how to grow early harvest potatoes in pots, by…

Learn how to grow Egyptian walking onions for an addition to the vegetable bed as useful as it is amusing. Though rather untidy, it stores easily, is hardy, perennial and…

How to stop rabbits eating trees. Plastic tree guards can give young trees a chance before the rabbits and roe deer get to them.

Don’t underestimate the power of the rabbit, warns Willy Newlands. Follow our advice on how to stop rabbits eating trees, from the best plastic guards, fences and the shrubs rabbits…

Grow rhubarb

Rhubarb is almost indestructible. It’s easy to grow in a kitchen garden. If you are limited on room, it can make a spectacular dot plant in the herbaceous border. Best…

Kale Dwarf Green Curled next to Kale 'Scarlet', Brassica oleracea

Kale is not only trendy, but remarkably simple to grow at home. Fuss-free and hardy, it will survive late frosts, grow back again and again and generally demand very little…

Christmas is a realistic time to think about roses. The days are short, frost hard, wind bitter and this is the time when things that are thinking of dying will…

It seemed like a good idea at the time – this is one of the saddest phrases in the English language, and in the garden it can mean that you are…