What To Do In The Garden In September
Although the growing season is slowly coming to an end, David Coton can suggest quite a few jobs that need to be done over the next few weeks, helping you make the most of what's left of summer and preparing for the arrival of autumn.
What To Do In The Garden in June
At this time of the year you'll find a fabulous selection of summer bedding at our Garden Centre in Birmingham. Plant the bedding out in borders and containers this month to achieve a wonderful display of colour and here are some other jobs to do in the garden during June.
Take Your Own Plant Cuttings
Propagating by taking cuttings, whether from your own plants or ones you admire in neighbouring gardens, is a fantastic way of increasing the variety of plants in your own garden free of charge, and all you need are a sharp knife and patience.
GardenSite Donates Prize To Grow Your Own Picnic
As part of a project designed to sow ideas, grow inspiration and cultivate futures, 300 London schools are growing their own picnic this summer and their reward could be a £500 voucher from GardenSite.
Prunus incisa Kojo no-mai - The Miniature Fuji Cherry
Call it whatever you wish, Robert Hall says that the Miniature Fuji Cherry or Prunus incisa Kojo no-mai, is a superb flowering miniature cherry tree.
How Thrive's Accessible Gardening Changes Lives
The Society for Horticultural Therapy is an organisation generally known as Thrive, and David Coton recently learnt more about their projects, training and consultancy.
National Gardening Week 2016
National Gardening Week is taking place from Monday 11 April to Sunday 17 April and Nathan James Dodd has been discovering what is happening during the UK's largest celebration of gardening.
Camellia, The Prettiest Flowering Shrub
David Hall thinks that Camellias are without doubt among the prettiest flowering shrubs and, although not native to this country, they are perfectly at home in a cool climate, enjoying dry winters and warm, wet summers.
Mother's Day Gardening Gift Ideas
Mother’s Day, or more correctly Mothering Sunday, is when we celebrate mothers and often give them flowers or gifts. Here is David Coton's suggestions on what to give your mum on her special day.
Amazon Report Reveals Popularity Of Indoor Gardening
A summer sales report from internet retailer Amazon has revealed some interesting gardening trends and Nathan James Dodd has discovered that we are becoming a nation of indoor gardeners.
Horticultural Facts and Figures
With all the numbers from yesterday's budget in mind, David Coton has been looking through some statistics in relation to the horticultural industry.