Infuse your ice cream mix with the heady scents of scented pelargoniums for a heavenly flavour.
Vicki Cooke explores the virtues of The king of herbs – basil and offers some expert advice regarding taste and flavour
Geoff Hodge offers some timely advice to make your hanging baskets spectacular this summer
With spring well underway, it’s time to plan and plant for the summer. Debi Holland chooses her five favourite summer bulbs and offers her tips and advice along the way
Rose expert, Michael Marriott from David Austin Roses, offers his advice to getting the best from your your roses and picks five all-time favourites.
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.
Debi Holland shares her love of garden annuals and suggests five fabulous annuals to grow in your garden
Rose expert Michael Marriott suggests some perfect companion plants for garden roses
Enhance your garden roses with the beauty of other flowering plants
Plants in pots will elevate any garden, whether you have a patch in the countryside, small urban plot or even a narrow balcony.
Tamsin Westhorpe is on a mission to encourage gardeners to invest in some of her favourite February flowering, low growing plants.
Broad beans are an easy vegetable to grow and much more robust than French or runner beans. Why not give them a go in your garden this year?
When the aches and pains limit your gardening, it can be disheartening. Debi Holland offers advice on how to keep yourself gardening when faced with restricted mobility
Grow some plants in the garden that bear berries to help birds through the winter. Pyracantha, ivy, holly and cotoneaster are all good choices.
Geoff Hodge offers his tips and advice on growing festive holly and ivy.
Geoff Stebbings extols the virtues of the Christmas rose – Helleborus niger.
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.
Create some real drama in your garden with a seasonal planter. Just a handful of plants will establish colour and interest for weeks on end.
Grass expert Neil Lucas suggests some fabulous grasses to turn your garden into a winter wonderland.
Evergreens come into their own in winter. Make use of smaller ones in pots and containers to bring colour and interest to your garden.
Adding colour and interest into your garden doesn’t just mean you need lots of flowers. Here are five great winter stemmed dogwoods for your garden.
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.
You don’t need a grass garden to appreciate the beauty of these useful plants, says Neil Lucas of Knoll Gardens.
Create some winter structure with beautiful bark and stems. Andy McIndoe reveals his favourite winter trees, including Prunus serrula, Cornus alba & Betula.
Royal Kitchen Garden Keeper at Hampton Court Palace Vicki Cooke explores the history and uses of the fascinating quince
Houseleeks (or sempervivums) are really easy to grow, hardy and come in a fantastic variety. Jean Vernon suggests five ways of growing these fabulous plants.
Grasses really can be great garden plants and the most wonderful thing about them is that they need very little investment by way of time and effort according to Neil Lucas.
Geoff Stonebanks gives an insight into the autumnal hues at his award winning garden Driftwood Garden
Roses can be grown in large pots and if you are renting, or moving home, it’s a great way of having a mobile garden. Michael Marriott from David Austin Roses shares his top tips.
Autumn is the perfect season for planting shrubs and trees. Andy McIndoe gives his advice and top tips for planting, and his 5 favourite shrubs.
If there’s one fruit that’s suited to our inclement weather, it’s the apple, says former Royal Kitchen Garden Keeper at Hampton Court Palace, Vicki Cooke.