Berberis is one of the world’s most successful plants. It is vigorous, easy, and virtually indestructible – and there are many varieties to choose from. There’s one for every kind…

These South African Stunners make a stylish statement in pots, says Kris 1) Add a layer of crocks or similar to the bottom of your pot for good drainage –…

It’s the best time of year to tidy up and propagate iris rhizomes, says Kris QUICK TIP Keep roots moist by carrying out the process early or late in the…

Don’t let summer heat stop you from planting out trees and shrubs, say Michelle Wheeler 1) When planting in grass, first strip off the turf, in a circle radiating out…

There are a few timely jobs to do if you want a good crop of citrus fruit this year, says Kris Pruning REMOVAL OF larger branches is best done in…

Keep bugs at bay the natural way, says Kris Nothing Spoils the memory of a summer evening in the garden, like waking up the following day covered in insect bites. Biting…

ON a well-used path, AG gardening editor Kris Collins restores a rusty drain cover back to black   Here’s How: Step 1 Use a stiff wire brush to remove loose…

AG’s Kris Collins visits Trehane Nursery for some expert advice on planting blueberries Trehane Nursery in Dorset has been growing blueberries since 1949, as well as a huge pick your own field,…

Kris Collins makes a brick path on existing concrete To keep things in place the bricks need to go down on a bed of mortar. This is where the existing…

Divide your bearded irises in August, says Emilie Griffin Bearded irises with rhizomes (this can be recognised as they have fleshy stems at soil level) are divided about six weeks…