At GLEE this year David Coton visited the VegTrug stand to find out how their specially designed space saving planters can encourage us to grow more of our own food without the use of pesticides.
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.
Interest in growing herbs has increased sharply over the last few years as we learn the usefulness of their culinary, medicinal and aromatic properties. David Coton gives you advice on what herbs to choose, and how to grow and use them.
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.
With all the numbers from yesterday's budget in mind, David Coton has been looking through some statistics in relation to the horticultural industry.
At this time of the year everything in the garden should be flourishing, including unfortunately weeds. Andrew Taylor considers the options on how to prevent and remove these unwanted intruders.
If you have a small garden, courtyard, or no garden at all, container growing might be the perfect way to fill your outside space with some of your favourite plants. David Coton considers timber and stone containers and how best to use them.
'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.
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.
A large range of nutrients are necessary for your garden to grow, Martyn Loach outlines their importance and the options that are available.
For David Coton eradicating garden weeds seems like an endless task, but a necessary one that needs to be done in the most efficient way with least harm to the environment.
Certain challenges in life are easier to negotiate than others, Andy Taylor thinks that persuading children to become interested in gardening shouldn't be too difficult and can be very rewarding.
Any soil with a pH below 7.0 can be defined as acid and although the number of hardy perennials that prefer this type of soil is limited, David Hall knows that you can choose from a large selection of some of our most attractive shrubs.
Even though we've just emerged from the wettest year in the hundred years, the unpredictability of British weather means that we're probably in for a drought this time around. The good news is that, if you follow Nathan James Dodd's advice, your plot doesn't have to resemble Death Valley in a John Wayne western.