Multi-stem trees combine elements  of both trees and shrubs, bringing benefits that make them great garden choices. Where dense shrubs might create an enclosed feel, or where bare tree trunks…

The easiest way to start composting at home is to invest in a compost-maker. Most garden centres will stock two sizes: 220-litres or 330-litres. The golden rule is to buy…

To ensure you achieve the healthiest and best-shaped roses, which in turn give you the best flowers, you need to prune roses annually – and this can be carried out…

1. Eranthis hyemalis The golden glow of this charming low-growing winter perennial is a heartwarming sight indeed. The flower is set within deep green leaves. The winter aconite will thrive…

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Step 1 – Peg a strip of black membrane, 1ft (30cm) wide and as long as needed, to the ground. Once it’s in place push the edges into the soil…

1) Composting Autumn leaves are great for composting especially tree leaves. Tree leaves are rich in trace minerals as they have drawn in nutrients from the subsoil gained from the…

If you’re after a quick fix, where results outweigh the initial work you put in, follow the steps below for planting raspberry canes in November, for a bumper crops next…

We show you how to plant your border shrubs in Autumn in this simple step by step guide. Step 1) Choose your site and dig the soil over with a garden…

Our Amateur Gardening expert shows you how to force bulbs in winter. The bulb we chose was narcissus, this was chosen due to the amazing scent. The best time of…

No matter what time of year, a well-tended topiary shape is guaranteed to catch your attention. Usually created using evergreen plants, these shapes take centre stage during the winter months,…