WATERING tomatoes and other large plants all year round, especially during busy times, can be a lot of hard work. A number of self-watering planter systems are available to buy…

Buddleja add colour to your garden, they are also great for wildlife, attracting bees and butterflies. If you deadhead buddleja you will prolong the season on this colourful plant. This…

This great instruction video lasts over 9 minutes and is packed full of tips on how to prune apple trees. This video shows you how to prune an apple tree…

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 …

  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…

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…

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…

Thinking of taking semi ripe cuttings this summer? see our list here for a range of suitable shrubby subjects