After years of experimenting with different plant labelling techniques, Tamsin Westhorpe shares her views on how to keep track of specimens in the garden.
With spring in the air, the snowdrops are the stars of the show. Here are some great gardens where you can see snowdrops this February.
Geoff Stonebanks gives an insight into the autumnal hues at his award winning garden Driftwood Garden
Geoff Stonebanks shares his festive tips and plants for garden containers.
Use grasses to bring alive the late summer garden. Neil Lucas from Knoll Gardens in Dorset selects five great late summer grasses for your garden
Tamsin Westhorpe reminds us why September is a month to savour and celebrate. Late flowering perennials and seasonal fruit take her fancy.
Every summer Geoff Stonebanks bakes lots of different cakes, sweet and savoury for his open garden, to raise money for charity.
Two of the most popular savoury treats that Geoff makes for his garden visitors over recent years are his ricotta cheesecake and his savoury muffins. Here he shares his recipes.
Geoff Stonebanks share’s his advice for planting bulbs in pots and containers
Geoff Stonebanks learns ways to enjoy his garden in lockdown and offers his hard earned advice. In a ‘normal’ year, Geoff Stonebanks opens his summer garden to hundreds of visitors, offering copious refreshments including tea, cakes and even lunch and afternoon teas. This year, the garden has been closed, giving Geoff a time to stand back and take stock.
Make a high tea for a special friend, or bake a cake for a birthday, Geoff Stonebanks shares two of his most popular open garden day recipes
Award winning garden designer Geoff Stonebanks reveals his most asked visitor question and explains why, for him, Flower Power has become indispensable.
Susan and Keith Wells were gifted Flower Power by a grateful neighbour, now they use it in their garden and call it their Magic Potion
Geoff Stonebanks is an instant gardener, because he wants the area he is creating or changing to look like the image he has in his head, instantly
Geoff Stonebanks explains how he uses garden begonias in his award winning garden
Award winning garden designer Geoff Stonebanks shares his tips for growing perennials, shrubs and specimen plants in pots
What’s red in tooth and paw? Vicki Cooke unearths and explores the myth and magic of mulberries
Geoff Stonebanks uses summer flowering bulbs to augment his garden containers with great effect
As a complete novice, as I was back in 2009 when I began gardening, I suppose the one thing I did not think of when creating a garden with so many containers, is the impact the watering would have. If we have many more summers like 2018 I’ll probably have to rethink my garden design. […]
Tamsin Westhorpe discovers why so many of us enjoy being in a garden.
Rose expert Michael Marriott recommends five fabulous rose gardens to visit in the UK this summer.
The tree you choose to plant will make an impact on lives, so Tamsin Westhorpe is keen that you choose it wisely
Debi Holland shares five fabulous gardens in the lake district
Here’s a sneak preview of some of the amazing Show Gardens at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It’s a tall order, but Jean Vernon picks her five favourites
You can learn a lot from a garden that consists of over 250 pots and containers and wins awards, Geoff Stonebanks offers his hard earned tips
Create a crescendo of colour in your pots and containers, says award winning garden designer Geoff Stonebanks
Jean Vernon pays a quick visit to the RHS flagship garden at Wisley; here are five things to enjoy this spring
The rolling Sussex countryside overflows with garden inspiration. Here are five exceptional gardens to explore. Research now and compile your ‘must visit’ garden’s wish list for this season
The hellebore is a fabulous winter garden stalwart. Specialist nurseryman John Massey chooses five of his favourites.
Richard Jackson reveals his favourite gardening book of the year.
Meeting experienced gardeners, botanists, growers and plant lovers is all part of the rich tapestry of horticulture, says Jean Vernon