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TV Review: Land of the Giants

Whenever a television production company makes a documentary about giant veg it usually shows the gardeners in a poor light – a bunch of twits locked in their own world talking to vegetables. BUT at last a television show has arrived which celebrates these dedicated growers and their achievements. LAND …

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Book Review: The Jam Maker’s Garden

The Jam Maker’s Garden is a beautifully presented book which gives clear instructions and confidence to the make the many recipes. The book has a little gardening section but it’s mainly about how to use fruit, vegetables and herbs in the kitchen. First it shows the basics of making jams …

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TV Review: Garden Rescue

This month the BBC screened their newest gardening show. Garden Rescue is broadcast weekday afternoons on BBC 1. Presented by Charlie Dimmock of Ground Force fame, she is teamed up with the award-winning designer duo the Rich Brothers, Harry and David. During the 40 minute programme, Charlie and the Rich brothers compete …

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Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated

Written by Bunny Guinness, Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated is a commemoration of the gardens of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. H.R.H. The Prince of Wales has been gardening at Highgrove for 35 years. This book spans a typical year and each chapter concentrate on every month and introduced …

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Organic Gardening Bible by Bob Flowerdew

Mention the name Bob Flowerdew and you think Mr Organic. Bob’s enthusiasm and love for all things organic is reinforced in his latest book, Bob Flowerdew’s Organic Gardening Bible. With the advent of internet blogs the role of the book has become less important for many people but this book …

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