How to Grow: Callistemon (alternative name: Bottlebrush) With their vibrant, fuzzy-looking flowerheads in summer, Callistemon (Bottlebrush) are instantly recognisable. As you might suspect Callistemon (Bottlebrush) are not hardy outdoors in all…

With flowers faded, AG garden writer Ruth Hayes, shows you how to make more spring bulbs for free         WITH any luck your spring bulbs came up…

Got a new border to plant but need to keep your costs down? Be inspired by this bargain blend of fast-growers created by Helen Derrin from online plant nursery www.crocus.co.uk …

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…