How to create borders in your garden

A well-designed border is one of the most desirable of all garden features, providing...

A feast for the senses

Geoff Stonebanks takes you on an imaginary walk through the garden at Driftwood to...

Make a date with your garden

Morning coffee is a simple way to get to know your garden. So next...

My Flower Power Plant Food Story – Creating Basket Envy

By feeding their plants with Flower Power, the Gardening Guys unwittingly set the standard...

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Moles in the garden

Mention moles to most gardeners and the conversation immediately turns to lawns. Lovely swaths of manicured lawn punctuated by vast and numerous mounds of freshly, finely tilled soil.

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Be hedgehog savvy

Many gardeners have never seen a hedgehog, but that doesn’t mean they don’t live and breed in and around our gardens. Jean Vernon suggests some ways to support these threatened creatures.Jean

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Are trees good for the birds?

There is something magical about watching birds feed in your own garden. But it’s not just about putting out bird food. What we grow in our gardens can be a vital lifeline too. As winter approaches there is much we...

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Butterflies and caterpillars

As a gardener there are a few garden ‘pests’ that can wreak havoc on our plants such as caterpillars. But before you reach for that insecticide take a few moments to really think about what you are doing.

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Winter bird care

The garden is rich in autumn fruit, seeds, nuts and berries and also insects, but competition is fierce. Here are 5 ways to help the birds over winter.

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Treating the garden birds

Feeding the birds can add a wonderful dimension to your garden. These delightful creatures will feed, bathe, dance and roost in your trees and shrubs filling your world with their beauty, grace and antics

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Bats in the garden

Don’t be scared, bats in the garden are a blessing not a curse. These little creatures mostly eat garden bugs as Wildlife World Bat expert Chantal Brown explains.

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Wonderful worms

Where would we be without worms? These soil dwelling creatures are responsible for soil health in our gardens. Without these wiggling creatures our soil would be compacted, starved of oxygen and probably waterlogged.

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