Gardening for self-care is a powerful tool that can ground and centre you in times of uncertainty.
Author and garden lover Jackie French walks us through the process of planting, growing and using camomile in your everyday life.
Mint has been a popular culinary and medicinal herb since Roman times and the possibilities for its use in your kitchen are endless.
Gardening alone can be quite meditative, but gardening with friends and family can bring joy and fulfilment to every day.
Gifts of plants or flowers are perfect “any time” gifts. Here, our resident gardening expert Jackie French explores the best blooming plants to give as gifts for garden-lovers.
Community gardens may be hard to find in your local area but did you know you can start your very own? Here’s how to establish and maintain a shared garden.
Make the most of the abundance of seasonal autumn and winter produce with these delicious tips and recipes that are good for the body and the soul.
Sweet peas are one of the most glorious blooms to pick. The complexity of colour and fragrance is unrivalled. Here’s the ultimate guide to growing sweet peas.
Many old-fashioned herbs are still a delight to use and even better to have in the garden. We discover the joys of herb gardening with Jackie French.
There’s nothing like a freshly picked fig, soft and flavourful after ripening on the branch. While fairly easy to grow, figs are a delicate fruit that need care when picking and transporting so you can enjoy their delicious softness in one piece. Whether fresh or dried, figs are a sweet snack that conjure up images […]
Jackie French reminds us of the power of gardening to make us feel — literally — grounded again, hands in the soil, and face among the greenery and flowers.
Old-fashioned fruits may not be obvious choices, but they are almost invariably hardy, productive, money-saving and delicious — as long as you know a dozen ways to use them.
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