Plants

Expert advice on choosing the perfect plant for your garden – from the smallest bulb to the biggest tree.

Five great hellebores

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The hellebore is a fabulous winter garden stalwart. Specialist nurseryman John Massey chooses five of his favourites

Growing cosmos for cut flowers

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Cosmos are one of the easiest, most rewarding flowers you can grow in your garden. Their simple, open flowers have a friendly, smiley, summery demeanor and can be planted in beds, borders, pots and containers all around your garden with simply stunning results.

How do I get the most from my sweet peas?

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From stately homes to urban gardens and allotments, annual sweet peas have universal appeal as the quintessential cottage garden cut flower.Professional gardener Debi Holland shares her tips for getting the best from these fabulous garden plants