How can you add height into your garden?

Award winning garden designer, Geoff Stonebanks shares his tips and advice on introducing height...

Summer holiday garden care

Before you head off on your hols, check out these useful and timely gardening...

How can I be a better summer gardener?

If you thought spring was busy in the garden, Geoff Hodge shows you how...

What summer plants attract bees?

Jean Vernon's guide on five summer flowering plants that will attract bees to your...

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Grow Your Own Asparagus

When it comes to growing vegetables you need to grow things that you love to eat, crops that are expensive to buy in the shops and things that taste better eaten fresh from the garden says Jean Vernon.

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A tower of strawberries

Everyone loves strawberries and it’s so easy to grow your own. Clare Matthews has a great idea for making a strawberry tower that will keep the kids busy for a spring afternoon.

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My Flower Power Story

Expert gardener Martin Fish has been working in the garden industry for more than forty years. He has been using Richard’s Flower Power plant food in his garden on a wide range of flowers, fruit and vegetables.

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How to grow plug plants

You can fill your garden with masses of colour, drama and variety by buying mail-order plug plants. Martyn Cox offers some seasonal advice on how to grow plug plants.

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Lawn Care

Geoff Hodge takes you through his calendar of lawn care hints, tips and advice for a lawn you can be proud of.

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How to create borders in your garden

A well-designed border is one of the most desirable of all garden features, providing shape, colour, texture and movement. Most are planted to reach their peak in summer but with careful selection of plants it’s possible for these displays to...

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How to rejuvenate shrubs

Shrubs are the backbone of our gardens but left to their own devices many will outgrow their allotted space or become lanky and flower poorly. Martyn Cox guides you on how to give even the most overgrown shrub a new...

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