1) ‘Louise Odier’ – one for romantics, this intensely scented pink Bourbon rose repeat-flowers and resists disease well. H 5ft (1.5m) S 4ft (1.2m). Supplier: www.oldroses.co.uk 2) ‘Madame Isaac…

Keep bedding and border displays weed free this season with top tips from AG gardening editor Kris Collins Aim to dig out weeds growing in border soils unless you’re faced…

Usually we grow climbers up a wall or trellis, but how about trying to thread them through shrubs? It can make for a stunning partnership, says Graham Rice  Many shrubs…

12 ways to make your garden as pretty as Claude Monet picture: 1 AIM FOR EXUBERANCE Let one or two flamboyant, large-flowered hybrids provide the backbone to the garden, and…

Throughout the next year Michelle will help with weed identification and the best way to get rid of them organically, and with the safe use of herbicides     When…

Crown lifting is valuable pruning technique anyone can try.  It simply involves removing the lower branches of a tree or shrub to raise the height of the canopy. There are…

Japanese anemones make a beautiful addition to autumn borders but they can be invasive. Follow our top tips and grow them with confidence Plant in late spring when the soil…

Train cuttings for low cost versions of these premium plants, says AG’s gardening editor Kris Collins Cuttings and initial training: 1) Take a non-flowering tip with two or three leaf sets.…

When taking semi-ripe cuttings you will first need a bag and secateurs. Take a branch of the plant you are taking a cutting from, you will notice that the end…

Never taken cuttings? Gain confidence with these easy candidates, says AG garden writer Michelle Wheeler The part of gardening I enjoy the most is propagating plants. If you have never…