Ruth Hayes

Ruth Hayes

Garry Coward-Williams, editor I prefer situation comedy to watching a comic tell ‘jokes’ and the finest for me is Steptoe and Son, written by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson. It…

As Coronavirus lockdown eases, several of the nation’s most popular public gardens are reopening . Saturday, May 30 sees Exbury Gardens in the New Forest unlocking its gates, after staff…

I adore pinks for their pretty petals in pastel colours that bring an air of romance to my cottage style borders. When they start to flower at this time of…

Can you remember the last time your garden received rain of any significance? I certainly can’t – the grass is starting to brown (the moss went crispy some weeks ago…)…

We have grown more plants then ever from seed this year so there has been a succession of weekends spent potting on young plants and making room on windowsills for…

Planting up baskets, windowboxes and containers is a surefire way of bringing bright, breezy, easy colour and interest to the garden. As we get back into the ‘new normal’, potting…

Garry Coward-Williams, editor I think many AG readers would agree that the effect of eight or so weeks of a lot less traffic on the roads has been great for…

One of my strongest childhood holiday memories is of driving down a high-hedged lane in North Wales one warm, still evening and the air outside the car being thick with…

This is the perfect time of year to get planting and with a bank holiday weekend just 24 hours away, get planning! The weather is going to be pretty good…