How to find pignuts

Follow our guide on how to find pignuts – a hidden treasure for wild foragers. In May and June, pignuts can be found growing in woods, meadows and on verges…

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…

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…

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…

Free range hens

Free range hens ensure rich, golden yolks for breakfast – and they also help wild birds, bees and the environment, says Tim Field. For more on farming, learn about the…

Prune a fruit tree

Is your fruit tree looking a little worse for wear? Learn how to prune a fruit tree without calling the experts in. Though it often appears a daunting task for…