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…

Best duck breeds.

From adorable call ducks to big, ugly Muscovies, choosing which duck breed to keep in the garden from such enormous variety can be tricky and overwhelming. Willy Newlands advises on…

Create your own wildlife reserve

It doesn’t take much land, cost or effort to encourage a wonderful variety of wildlife just outside the back door. David Tomlinson advises on how to create your own nature…

How to create a garden for insects

If you have a large space to fill, consider a wild meadow to encourage flora and fauna into your garden. Follow The Field’s advice on how to create a garden…