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Ken’s Weekly Tips – 9th June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 9th June

Remember to train new Apricot growth because it's from here that buds will form next year which will turn into fruit for your table.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 2nd June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 2nd June

Bedding plants really do set off a garden, and one of my favourites are lupine (Lupinus spp.) which really can make your borders 'pop'.

It’s time to get those seeds planted

It’s time to get those seeds planted

Spring is rapidly approaching so it's time to get those seeds planted. But what to plant and when? Ken's got all the advice you need.

The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?

The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?

Is the quince like an apple or more like a pear? I was lucky enough to find out from quince expert Andrey Ivanov at Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 13th June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 13th June

All gardens need pollinators such as bees and insects, and you'll find many are attracted to lavender. Find a suitable spot, and get some planted.

Don’t forget to ‘dead head’ your bulbs

Don’t forget to ‘dead head’ your bulbs

Are you sowing too early?

Are you sowing too early?

Many gardeners chop and change seed supplier each year looking for better results. But why? Ken thinks it's the sowing date that matters.

Getting Started with Raised Bed Gardening

Getting Started with Raised Bed Gardening

Raised beds are an easy way to add growing space to your garden. Ken Crowther shares his thoughts on the best way to get started.

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June

Ken’s Weekly Tips – 29th June

The veg plot is doing well, but we not totally pest free. Something has got to the peas and the slugs are proving to be fond of the beans.

Get Your Garden Ready for Summer – 10-Tips for your Garden this month

Get Your Garden Ready for Summer – 10-Tips for your Garden this month

June is one of the best months to be in the garden. Find out how you can get started on turning your garden from dull to dazzling by reading our top ten tips.

How and When to Prune Viburnum

How and When to Prune Viburnum

Learn the best way to prune Viburnum. Discover what tools you need, when it's the best time to prune, and how to do it.

Gardening in Spring – Vegetables and Flowers to brighten your garden

Gardening in Spring – Vegetables and Flowers to brighten your garden