You know the drill

Alas, allowing for a few notable exceptions (some oriental leaves, onions, aubergines, for example), it’s still too early to sow seed of most vegetabl(...)

 Swiss chard ‘Bright Lights’. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Coming from a family of fiercely competitive kitchen gardeners, August has always been the time of year when we literally put it all on the table, the(...)

 The walled garden of Castle Durrow, County Laois

It’s safe to say that spring – after displaying an altogether shocking tardiness – has finally sprung, Now is the time to get busy sowing, hoei(...)