The Most Beautiful Clematis
The beauty of one particular Clematis has enchanted David Hall for many years, Clematis sieboldii or “Florida Bi-Colour” is his queen of the climbers and here he explains why it captivated him.
Keeping Hedges In Shape
Whether you just have a hedge on one side of your garden or, like David Hall, a garden with laurel hedges on all sides, they will need to be pruned to retain their shape and density.
Roses - Britain's Favourite Plant
Roses are regularly voted the nation's favourite plant. With such a fantastic variety of colour, scent, size and habit, it's no wonder that there's a rose to suit every garden. Robert Hall explains their enduring appeal and how to ensure a summer long display.
Why Our Front Gardens Should Be Green Not Grey
Suburban gardens, once the well kept privet edged pride and joy of the majority of householders, are rapidly becoming paved over according to a recent report from the Royal Horticultural Society that Nathan James Dodd has been reading.
Great British Growing Awards
'Grow Your Own' magazine, the UK's best selling kitchen garden magazine, has just announced its Great British Growing Awards, and Nathan James Dodd has been looking through the winners.
Caring for Citrus Plants
You may well have received a citrus plant as a present at Christmas or the New Year. David Coton shares his knowledge on how best to look after these attractive plants that will bear fruit if provided with ideal environment.
Alys Fowler: Soft Fruit And The Great British Garden Revival
Soft fruit was featured in a recent edition of the Great British Garden Revival and David Coton was impressed by Alys Fowler’s enthusiasm for all sorts of berries that can be grown in our gardens.
Jamie Oliver Launches His Kitchen Garden Project For UK Primary Schools
Jamie Oliver launched his Kitchen Garden Project several years ago to meet the needs of the new compulsory food education curriculum. David Coton finds out how schools can get involved and the campaign's tie-up with the Soil Association.
Pruning Trees And Shrubs
As winter is generally the best time of the year to prune shrubs and trees, David Coton waits for the leaves to fall from the trees before getting out his clean sharp secateurs and loppers.
Buy An Acer And Gain A Canopy Of Colour
The acer family has always been renowned for providing some of the great classical trees found in British Arboretums. Robert Hall discusses his suggestions for the best acers to invest in for your garden.
How To Move A Shrub
It's inevitable that some shrubs, for whatever reason, will need to be relocated in your garden. And there is no better time to do this than in the autumn. Here, Martyn Loach describes the best way to successfully move a shrub.