Subscribe to our newsletter

Fields marked with * are required.

News

Grow herbs!

Grow a windowsill herb garden for a constant supply of fresh, fragrant leaves right through the year, without even having to leave the comfort of your kitchen!Grow a windowsill herb garden for a constant supply of fresh, fragrant leaves right through the year, without even having to leave the comfort of your kitchen!

Read more...
Plant of the Week: Amaryllis

The glamorously showy six-pointed blooms of amaryllis in every shade from festive scarlet to purest white are a treat for the eyes in midwinter, brightening up many a Christmas windowsill.

Read more...
Houseplant happiness

Keep your houseplants happy this winter with a little extra TLC to see them through the festive season.

Read more...
School Gardening Campaign

The Duchess of Cambridge has marked the 10th anniversary of the Campaign for School Gardening by visiting a garden in a London school.

Read more...
Plant of the Week: Christmas trees

Pop down to the garden centre this week and you’ll find a dazzling array of natural Christmas trees now in stock.

Read more...
What to do in the garden in December

December is a month when we’re all a bit distracted by the mad rush that is Christmas. But take time out to go outside and enjoy a crisp sunny winter’s day in the garden, and you’ll dive back into the festive frenzy newly refreshed. Here are some of the jobs you can be getting on with this month.

Read more...
City trees grow faster

Trees in cities grow 25% faster than their country cousins, according to new research by an international team of scientists led by the Technical University of Munich in Germany.

Read more...
DIY: Christmas wreath

Make your own Christmas wreath from plants you’re growing in the garden and you can create a truly personal decoration to hang on the door to welcome your guests for the festive season.

Read more...
Plant of the Week: Viburnum

Viburnums are queens of the winter garden, bursting into flower in December and continuing the show right through till spring.

Read more...
Time to plant strawberries!

Plant strawberries now so they have a chance to get their roots down before spring, as well as getting the spell of frosty weather they need to produce flowers and set fruit for a bumper crop of luscious, fat sweet berries next summer.

Read more...