Five best vegetables to plant in your garden right now

There's still time to get your vegetable seeds off to a flying start so that you can harvest your own crop in the autumn

Five plants that keep on giving after summer

If you’re short of time but want a riot of colour and some architectural gems on your patio, you may be best off choosing perennials, flowering shrubs and evergreens when you plant up your summer containers.

Bill Jamieson: The BBC and I have parted ways – with one exception

Forget Chelsea Flower Show’s cowpats and Monty Don’s perfect soil, The Beechgrove Garden is for real Scottish gardeners, says Bill Jamieson.

On the market: Three of the best rural self-build homes with beautiful views

Contemporary rural self-build homes offer comfortable and stylish homes without the hassle, and these also come with beautiful views.

Traditional house with 1.5 acres and development potential for sale in idyllic Highland setting

The Dell of Rothiemurchus is an attractive traditional house with lovely gardens, set on the Rothiemurchus Estate amidst the beauty of the Cairngorm National Park.

Island escape: charming cottage for sale on Isle of Jura for less than a two-bed Edinburgh flat

A charming stone-built cottage which couples modern style with idyllic island life is on the market for offers over £120,000.