My Bug Motel - One Year On
Winter Pond Plants: Care Guide
To keep your garden pond clean and the plants healthy (as well as looking amazing), you need to do a little weeding and pruning once a year. Here's how.
Natural Christmas Decorations: Crafts from the Garden
Decorating with plants in winter is fun, cheap, environmentally friendly and a tradition going back to pre-Christmas times. Here's how to get started.
Winter Hanging Baskets: Ideas, Plants & Tips
With a little help from our growers, I’ve put together some winter hanging basket ideas to brighten your garden all through the colder, gloomier months.
Forced Rhubarb: A Step-by-Step Guide
If you’ve ever seen upended terracotta pots in an allotment, chances are that it was forced rhubarb. Here's how it works.
Wildlife Pond Ideas, Plants and Tips to Attract Nature
Get your wildlife pond design right and it can be the most important thing you will ever do for the natural environment. Here's how.
Cotswold Natural Swimming Pond - August Garden of the Month
Jon and Caroline ditched their boring lawn to create a pond big enough to swim in.
Comfrey Plant: Natural Fertiliser, Compost and Mulch
Comfrey plants are a must-have for organic gardeners. From making comfrey fertiliser tea, to suppressing weeds, there are many ways to use it in the garden.
How to Plan Your Perfect Garden
A little careful preparation now will help you make sure you get the most from your space and grow the most successful plants all year round.
Stepover Apple Trees: The Complete Guide
Stepover apples are apple trees on a miniature rootstock that have been trained into a very low, straight-edged form. How do you train them and is it worth it?