Lady Farmers 2020 calendar

It’s not just the shooting and hunting folk prepared to disrobe for a cracking cause. The farming crowd can be replied upon to raise funds the proper, country way. The…

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…

Lockdown baking

There are many pleasurable ways to occupy this time in lockdown but baking will make you very popular. Whether to keep spirits high at home, leave on a friend’s doorstop…

Foxhunting interiors

Carefully appointed hunters’ lodges, clubs and interiors have become an extension of foxhunting in the field. Dr Hannah Clark explains the four distinct phases of foxhunting interiors. Appearances for the…

Rhubarb tiramisu with pistachio praline

Philippa Davis’ rhubarb tiramisu with pistachio praline put the pink stems to excellent use. This makes the perfect spring pud, especially when it becomes too warm for pie or crumble.…

Should your gundog live in or out.

Keeping a gundog in the kennel or the kitchen is the great debate between professional and amateur gundog handlers. Can a gundog that rules the house really be trained to…

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…

Best summer recipes

Try Philippa Davis’ elderflower and vanilla madeleines for a slightly different bake to attempt this weekend. They are perfect packaged in a pocket for a mid-walk sustenance stop. Or if…

Gin Craze

Today’s Gin Craze is quite different, thankfully, to that of history. Ettie Neil-Gallacher discovers how artisan distillers are ensuring the drink remains as clear as its reputation. As artisan gin…