Gardens

  • Inside Out Garden Art

    If you not familiar with outdoor art and don't think pictures belong in the garden, well Yorkshire's Insideout Garden Art begs to differ. 

  • Danish eco start-up Sprout has taken window sill food cultivation up a notch with their plant a pencil and watch it grow...basil, tomatoes, parsley, micro greens, whatever takes your fancy

  • Grow fruit and veg at home in containers

    However large or small your outside space, use it to benefit you and the environment

Abundance of wisteria at Alassio

Fingers crossed we can all get to travel a bit later on this year, so if you plan to head to Italy's Genoa region, and you're a keen gardener, find time to visit these gardens on the Ligurian coast, fully restored to glory

Elizabeth Macgregor Nursery

This small cottage nursery in the Scottish borders has released its 2021 catalogue. Welcome news for gardeners everywhere!

Should you have a garden that's big enough, it makes sense to put in a garden room if you need a home office, somewhere to put growing kids, sprightly grandparents or overnight guests, or you need a place to escape to. We're nearly in 2021 and sheds ain't what they used to be you know

Water features are lovely in gardens

Is your garden looking neglected? perhaps it's become overgrown and you don't know where to start, or it's so dull you seldom venture into it? Well having appealing outside space is good for our health while well-tended gardens can add a lot of value to a property. So don't throw your hands up in despair, follow these tips and your garden will be looking great again

..and not just for Christmas of course because poinsettias come in many other hues from cream to green to pink. But we tend to buy them as a yuletide tradition and rightly so because they are inject much needed colour at this time of year

This social enterprise is the answer to your frustration at what to buy for that difficult relative who disingenuously says they don't want anything for Christmas

Peony Red Charm

Nurseryman Alec White of Befordshire’s Primrose Hall Nursery urges us to fill our gardens with peonies, that most lushly petalled beauty

Poinsettias are perfect for Christmas colour

..and not just for Christmas of course because poinsettias come in many other hues from cream to green to pink. But we tend to buy them as a yuletide tradition and rightly so because they are inject much needed colour at this time of year

 

birds benefit from food from us in winter

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is urging everyone to keep an eye out for their fine friends with feathers as the weather turns colder 

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