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Lawns

Spring lawn care

Spring is nearly here. Temperatures will soon start to rise and the amount and quality of daylight is increasing. That can mean only one thing: the grass is growing and if you want a lawn...

Wildlife

Gardening for songbirds

Our garden songbirds are in decline, but gardeners can make a huge difference to their survival, not just by providing the correct food.

Inspiration, Wildlife

First signs of spring

Look out for signs of spring in your garden. It will lift your spirits and prove that winter will soon be behind us.

Grow your own

Get ready to sow seeds

Growing from seed is the budget way to fill your garden with lots of plants, follow Debi Holland’s tips for success.

Inspiration

Getting ready for spring

It may be cold, wet, miserable and depressing outside but there’s still lots you can do outdoors to get your garden ready for spring.

Grow your own

Starting with herbs

Herbs are the powerhouses of the garden, kitchen and medicine cabinet. But they have so many other roles too, Jean Vernon explains.

Plants

Grow perfect peonies

Peonies are the must-have flower of the summer. Create the wow-factor in your garden with these fabulous, flamboyant flowers.

Grow your own

What are micro-greens?

If you are tight on space and starting out, have a grow with micro-greens. These tiny plants are simply seedlings and their first leaves pack a punch of flavour.

Plants

Know your onions

Get adventurous with your onions this year and try growing some unusual varieties from seed. Vicki Cooke, the former Royal Kitchen Garden Keeper at Hampton Court Palace, shows you how.

Inspiration

How can I garden on a budget?

If you are stuck at home with little or no income, Debi Holland shares her tips and ideas for increasing your garden blooms without breaking the bank.

Lawns

Winter lawn care

It might seem that it’s all quiet on the lawn front during winter and you can ignore it and leave well alone at this time of year. But some timely winter lawn care will ensure...

Inspiration

What was your gateway plant?

We asked some of our contributors which plant got them hooked on gardening? It’s a fascinating insight into plants and gardens and may just take you back down memory lane.

Grow your own

Winter herbs in pots

Herbs are the true garden heroes. Herbs can be a gateway into gardening, or the bridge between houseplants and gardens. Jean Vernon explains.

Plants

Succulent love

Succulents are easy to grow and can be grown outdoor in the garden or in pots, or bring them indoors as house plants. Here are 5 great succulents to try.

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