COMPOST Awareness Week takes place from 6-12 May, and Essex residents are being offered lots of advice to help make their gardens grow.
Published: Mon 29 Apr 2013
You smell wild garlic long before you see it. Driving down a country lane, the odour wafts through open car windows. If stumbled upon while walking, you are assailed by an intoxicating scent – heaven
Published: Tue 09 Apr 2013
Florence fennel is grown for its fleshy stem and it's also an extremely pretty plant with its feathery foliage, so looks good in an ornamental border.
Published: Wed 20 Mar 2013
WITH its impressive, colourful stems in shades of red, pink, yellow, white and orange, this iron-rich vegetable is a must for salads or the stems can be cooked with the leaves when small.
Published: Fri 08 Mar 2013
GARDENING guru Alan Titchmarsh has said that onions are one of his favourite veg to grow, as they are so easy and so rewarding