Winter gardening guide

Winter greens, herbs, brassicas, fruit trees and garlic - there's plenty of great crops to plant and enjoy.
  • Win a fruit tree planting pack

    Win a fruit tree planting pack

    Win a fruit tree planting pack including apple, pear and peach trees!
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  • Holly's Lemon & Yoghurt Cake

    Holly's Lemon & Yoghurt Cake

    This lovely lemon cake was made by Holly as a thank you to her neighbour who often watered her lemon tree over the hot summer. It’s a light and fluffy lemon yoghurt cake, sandwiched with a lemon mascarpone filling and tangy lemon drizzle on top. It takes no time to make and is perfect for those who don’t like overly sweet cakes! The tartness of the yoghurt balances it well. Be sure to use proper Greek yoghurt not thickened sweet yoghurt and fresh lemons for the zest and juice.
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  • Rhubarb Growing Guide

    Rhubarb Growing Guide

    Rhubarb is one of the hardier crops, tolerant of cold, frost and wind. It is one of those staple crops you can plant, fertilise, water and walk away from once it’s established. Aesthetically, it adds colour and texture to the garden. When planting rhubarb remember that rhubarb leaves are poisonous and that only the stem can be cooked and used.
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  • Pick your perfect rose

    Pick your perfect rose

    Winter is the perfect time to plant roses and when the best selection will be available in garden centres. Follow our guide to choosing the right rose and our top picks for your rose garden this winter.
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