The rapid gentrification of Fort Greene has left longer-term residents with a problem: how to get hold of affordable and fresh food. A community gardening project is sowing the seeds of change

Published: 20 May 2014

Chelsea: Flower Show highlights

As the greatest show on earth prepares to throw open its gates, Dan Pearson gets a preview of this year’s highlights

Published: 18 May 2014

  • Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

    Magpies are pulling up my lawn. What can I do? Alys Fowler has the answer

    Published: 17 May 2014

  • Alys Fowler: the Chelsea chop

    Once the flower show is over, start the chop to persuade spring-flowering perennials to have another go, says Alys Fowler

    Published: 17 May 2014

  • Grow your own rocket

    Grow your own… rocket. Not as fancy or fussy as it seems, this resurgent Victorian favourite is easy to grow and versatile to use

    Published: 17 May 2014

  • Gardens: Chelsea’s young designers

    Traditionally established designers get to show off at Chelsea, but this year it’s different. Lia Leendertz meets the newcomers who are hoping to make a splash

    Published: 16 May 2014

  • Glutbusters: how to avoid a humongous harvest

  • Planting potatoes into policy: why town planners must think about local food

  • The Big Allotment Challenge is about anything but sowing and growing

  • Index card: Garden wildlife

  • Plant of the week: Salvia ‘Hot Lips’

  • Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

  • Alys Fowler: the lowdown on dwarf beans

  • Grow your own spinach