Hazel Eccles

Hazel Eccles

Hazel Eccles is the Publisher of Amateur Gardening magazine and has worked for the title for seven years.

Traditionally Autumn is the time to plant out dormant spring bulbs, but if you didn’t get round to the job last year, help is now at hand. Garden centres seem…

Queen Elizabeth Rose

Famed for their fragrance and beauty the rose is one of the most popular garden plants around. Breeding work has ensured a wide range of colours and forms that can…

I HAVE always wanted more colour in my summer garden, so this year I was determined to get my summer bulbs – including corms and tubers – in on time.…

We are going to show you how to plant up some fantastic pots for your patio, we are partnering runner beans and nasturtiums. You will need: – Large pot/container –…

THERE IS little more satisfying than growing magnificent, colourful flowers or delicious crops from a few tiny seeds. It’s also a lot cheaper than buying young plants. Many people never…

This weeks issue packed with loads of gardening advice. On sale now with FREE SEEDS worth £2.99

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…

Buddleja add colour to your garden, they are also great for wildlife, attracting bees and butterflies. If you deadhead buddleja you will prolong the season on this colourful plant. This…

Amateur Gardening wants to know who you think is the TV Gardener of the Year 2014. The award now in its second year lets Amateur Gardening readers and visitors to…