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Anna Pavord: 'Pennard Plants reveals the unusual fruit and veg we should be propagating'

The Somerset nursery has picked up on a trendy demand for novelties such as oca, New Zealand yams, fruiting fuchsias and Vietnamese coriander

'Lachenalia pustulata' is tender, but easy to grow inside or in a greenhouse

Anna Pavord's guide to the bulbs to pick for a spectacular window-ledge display

No garden? That’s no excuse for not putting on a show this spring says our gardening correspondent

Anna Pavord: 'Plant up a new trough with delicious, successional spinach'

The demise of an old barrel has given our horticultural expert an idea...

Anna Pavord: 'Is there anything more satisfying than growing your own juicy tomatoes?'

Our horticultural expert thinks not - and offers a definitive guide to getting the best from your crop
Luma apiculata 'Glanleam Gold' is a variegated version of the evergreen myrtle, with neat aromatic foliage, margined in cream

Anna Pavord: 'Just because they have interesting leaves, doesn't mean you should stuff your garden with variegated plants'

But carefully used, variegated plants are winners, says our gardening correspondent

Anna Pavord: 'No garden can truly thrive without regular mulching - be it of the homemade, hops or mushroom variety'

Late winter/early spring is the best time to do the mulching, says our gardening correspondent

Anna Pavord: 'Globe and Jerusalem - both artichokes but completely different vegetables'

While the globe is all drama and delight, the Jerusalem is neither an artichoke, nor from Jerusalem. Go figure, says our gardening expert

What does it take to be a head gardener?

Anna Pavord meets a young man whose horticultural leanings have led him to singlehandedly manage a 60-acre plot
In full bloom: The snowdrops at Hodsock Priory

Anna Pavord: 'February is the month to catch snowdrops in all their glory'

Our gardening correspondent reveals the best snowdrop spectaculars this month, from Hodsock Priory to Chippenham Park...

Anna Pavord: 'Stool down hazel, cut back mahonia, and make sure you've got plenty of pyracantha to brighten up February'

Every year, round about now, our gardening correspondent goes round the garden making sure that everything that needs air space has got it

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