18th July 2014
Renowned gardner, broadcaster and writer Carol Klein has joined the star line-up at the Southport Flower Show where she will share her expertise with visitors to the 2014 festival. Carol, a favourite with viewers of Gardeners' World, is to give a masterclass at Southport's Grand Floral Marquee and will then answer questions from the audience.
15th July 2014
4th July 2014
If you can catch your broad beans before they get too big then you don’t need to double pod them but I generally think that if they’re bigger than my thumb nail then it’s worth spending the time doing it as the skins can get quite tough and bitter with age. You also lose sight of the bright green colour of the bean as the skins are a dark silver.