IF YOU live in an area where carrot fly is a problem, as I do, you’ll find raising carrots in containers a lot easier than growing them in the open…

How to make Cider at home [video]

Watch this great video on how to make Cider at home CIDER-MAKING: A QUICK GUIDE As well cider apples, dessert or cooker varieties can be used; the best cider is…

If a tree has out grown its space in the garden, you don’t have to get the chainsaw out and shout ‘Timber’. Try the ancient method of pollarding instead. Some…

By planting up pots and containers with deciduous and evergreen shrubs, you’ll create longer lasting displays that provide interest all year round. Andy McIndoe recommends five of the best 1…

HOUSEPLANTS have long been traditional Christmas gifts, and for some reason (no one really can explain why) the four plants that seem to be most presented at this time are…

Indoor hyacinths make a great addition to any home. They are fragrant so will make your home smell amazing. This short video shows you how to plant indoor hyacinth bulbs…

  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…